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Top bosses' tips on how to juggle life and work
Pupils will have to score more highly to gain a "good pass" in their GCSEs, under changes to England's exams.
The chief medical officer for England calls for an independent review of the safety and efficacy of medicines.
Do butterflies hold the answer to life's mysteries?
Tens of thousands of people with asthma in the UK are not getting the right medicines to keep their condition safely under control, according to an audit.
Is it true we'd need four Earths if everyone lived like Americans?
When dead soldiers' teeth were turned into dentures for the rich
Syrian Kurdish fighters say they have taken control of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Abyad, cutting off a major supply route for the jihadist group.
How much do the best female footballers earn? Their incomes vary drastically, as BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan discovers.
He may be fighting the dying of the light on his time at Fifa but Sepp Blatter wants to decide when to extinguish the flame.
Clothing retailer Gap is to close 175 stores across North America over the next few years as it attempts to restore flagging sales.
Gaming giant Electronic Arts revealed its upcoming titles at the gaming conference E3.
A water tower in Plano, Texas, has been demolished to make room for a new commercial and residential development.
A flash flood in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi has killed at least 13 people, with up to 20 still missing according to officials.
The mother of a British man killed while fighting for Islamist militant group al-Shabab in Kenya has told the BBC her "whole world has fallen apart".
Two men and three women are charged with Syria-related terrorism offences following police searches of addresses in the West Midlands area.
Comedian Freddie Starr is claiming damages from a woman who says he groped her when she was 15.
Will the unions decide on Labour's next leader?
Ange N'Guessan scores a stunning long-range consolation goal for Ivory Coast during their 3-1 defeat against Norway in Group B at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Moncton.
Two teenagers have been badly injured in separate shark attacks at a popular seaside resort in the United States.