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Engineers have successfully tested a mobile bridge based on origami that could be deployed in disaster zones.
A student thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online suffered from bulimia, an inquest hears.
The mother of a woman believed to have died after taking "diet pills" purchased on the internet, is giving her reaction after an inquest into the death.
Austria cracks down on personalised number plates used by neo-Nazis, by banning lesser-known codes with hidden far-right symbolism.
Tony Blair's warning to Labour not to repeat the mistakes of the 1980s brought back memories of former party leader Michael Foot, writes Jawad Iqbal.
A security guard who left two dogs in a hot security van during last year's Creamfields music festival is banned from keeping animals for life.
A leading rights group calls for the release of at least 13 people, including a rapper, held in Angola for allegedly plotting to oust the president.
The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is inviting visitors to recreate what is regarded by some as "the Sistine Chapel of the UK".
Several British Olympic champions will race in August's Revolution Series in Derby to gain Rio 2016 qualifying points.
Prime Minister David Cameron appeals for Aston Martin to open a new plant in Wales.
Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari has applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
A fourth instalment of cult TV movie phenomenon Sharknado is confirmed as the third movie premieres in the US, with fans getting to decide what happens next.
A US safety watchdog raises concerns about Ikea chests of drawers after two children were killed in the US last year when dressers fell on them.
French farmers station hundreds of tractors on routes into Lyon, as attempts by President Francois Hollande to end a row over meat and dairy prices fall on deaf ears.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is assisting an investigation by Spanish police following the death of a man from County Antrim in Ibiza last weekend.
Harlequins' former England centre Jordan Turner-Hall retires at the age of 27 because of injury.
Publishing group Pearson has announced it is in "advanced discussions" with an unnamed party over the sale of its Financial Times newspaper group.
An injured bullock has been learning to walk again thanks to a wheelcart.
The fiance of a mother-of-four whose body was found in a lake, wrapped in plastic and a duvet, is found guilty of her murder.
Police investigating an attack on a woman while she walked with her three-week-old baby and dog make an arrest.