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A new initiative aims to increase understanding between religion and science, where often mutual suspicion is the order of the day, says Caroline Wyatt.
Reynolds and Arterton on quirky horror flick The Voices
Why do so many disabled people feel lonely?
EU leaders agree to keep sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine conflict until the end of 2015 at the earliest, tying them to a truce deal.
A multi-million pound government IT system to process EU subsidy payments for farmers has been largely abandoned following "performance problems".
The names of sex offence suspects in England and Wales should not be made public unless they are charged, a cross-party group of MPs says.
A tablet device that can withstand being doused in chlorine has been developed to help doctors caring for patients with Ebola.
The UK is about to agree legislation committing it to ringfencing 0.7% of gross national income to international development spending. Prof Henrietta Moore on the way forward.
Louis Theroux meets people not guilty by reason of insanity
A year after Russia took over Crimea, Richard Galpin in Moscow meets people hit by economic crisis and counts the cost for Russians.
Acapulco goes from Hollywood resort to crime hotspot
Which star's journey to Hollywood began in Ramsey Street?
Millions of people could witness the best solar eclipse in years in the UK and northern Europe later, with large areas set to go into deep shadow.
US President Barack Obama tells the Iranian people a nuclear deal presents a rare chance to transform the relationship between the two countries.
The BBC’s Aidan Lewis in Tunisia reports on the security challenges faced by the country in the wake of the deadly attack at the Bardo museum, which left 23 people dead.
Malcolm Fraser, who was Australian prime minister between 1975 and 1983, has died following a brief illness.
Myanmar's president has told the BBC that the army will continue to play a key role in the move towards greater democracy.
Myanmar's army will continue to play a key role in the move towards greater democracy, President Thein Sein has told the BBC's Jonah Fisher.
One man has decided to show that there is more to the violent Pakistan city of Karachi than crime and terror and started its first ever guided bus tour.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC any predictions of a Lib Dem "apocalypse" would be confounded.