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A Chilean court orders the state to pay millions of dollars to a group of former political prisoners held on an isolated island during military rule.
Amnesty International has released a program that can spot spying software used by governments to monitor activists and political opponents.
How 30 years has changed living with the virus
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds.
New draft NHS guidelines encourage GPs to diagnose and refer almost twice as many cancer patients in England each year.
Filmmaker James Grimaldi captured footage of his neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York, which has been blanketed by several feet of snow.
In the light of the deaths of two men after transplants, what checks are in place to ensure organs are suitable?
The BBC looks at the latest crime and violence statistics in Mexico, as the disappearance of 43 students continues to grip the country.
The Home Office decision to ban controversial "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc from the UK makes headlines, as does the latest from ITV's jungle reality show.
English players are getting more minutes in the Premier League but make up just over a third of the total, a BBC Sport study has found.
The UK government is due to get an indication on whether its battle to overturn an EU law on bankers' pay is likely to succeed.
Arsenal agree a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, Chelsea want Tyrone Mings from Ipswich, plus more.
Police in Honduras arrest two men over the killing of beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister who vanished on a night out last week.
In the 1980s Beaujolais Nouveau Day was a national event in the UK. Is it making a comeback?
Why not shovelling the snow from your driveway might just save your life.
There will be only two police stations with 24-hour enquiry desks across Northern Ireland as a result of PSNI cuts.
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc has been barred from entering the UK by the Home Office.
The city where a police officer is killed every day
Conference Premier side Aldershot knock the 2008 FA Cup winners Portsmouth out of the competition with a 1-0 win in their First Round replay at the Recreation Ground.
FBI letter to Martin Luther King prompts snooping warnings