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Middle East borders, in place for nearly a century, are in flux as sectarian battles rage and governments lose control of territory, says Owen Bennett-Jones
The musicians refusing to dance to IS's tune
The engineers and operators who sexually harass customers
The ships' graveyard that reveals a gruesome story
Police forces and security firms are changing the way they tackle cyber crime by going after infrastructure rather than individuals
With little more than six months to go before a crucial climate summit, momentum is building. But what kind of deal is on the table?
Teenagers in foster care in the UK are being moved from home to home too often, a survey has suggested.
Smoking is now banned in restaurants, offices and on public transport in China's capital, Beijing, after existing rules are toughened up.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus tells the BBC that Islamic State militants can only be defeated through a dual military and political approach.
To kick off Women's Sport Week, BBC Sport asks some of Britain's leading sporting luminaries about their sporting idols.
Where's the toughest UK driving test centre?
The very last man to do National Service
An inquest into the deaths of three soldiers after a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in Powys is due to start.
The manager who helped Tinie Tempah's rise to stardom
UK manufacturing is growing at a slower rate than expected as the sector loses momentum, engineering employers' body EEF says.
Up to 100,000 people who employ personal carers are being warned they may now be legally liable to pay them pension contributions.
Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis to set out plans for a new constitutional convention for the UK.
UK government welfare reforms are making people live in "constant fear" of cuts to their benefits, according to a new study.
Campaign group survey finds almost half of fostered young people are already living with their third foster family.
Trials of a scheme to double free childcare for working parents in England will be brought forward a year, the prime minister is to say.