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Ex-British number one Annabel Croft says sportswomen's periods are "the last taboo", after Heather Watson became unwell during the Australian Open.
A Lancashire railway station erects a 'Kiss and Ride' sign at its drop-off zone to ease congestion caused by goodbye kisses.
How to succeed in the East
A Mali-born man lauded as a hero for helping people during the recent attacks in Paris is granted citizenship at a ceremony.
The Sun's apparent decision to stop featuring pictures of topless women on Page Three is welcomed by campaigners and MPs as "long overdue".
Activists use "Je Suis" slogans to highlight their causes
Hoaxes and fake stories in your News Feed should be a thing of the past, if Facebook's updated algorithm works.
The Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war will not report until after the UK election, the BBC's Nick Robinson says.
Shares in internet TV streaming service Netflix jump over 12% in after-hours trading after the company reports better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings.
Raheem Sterling cancels out Eden Hazard's penalty to leave Liverpool's League Cup semi-final with Chelsea finely poised.
Andrew Flintoff on England's World Cup hopes, how English cricket can learn from the Big Bash - and feeling like Superman.
The Muslim shop assistant, who hid Jewish shoppers in a freezer during the attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, has been granted French nationality.
US President Barack Obama will propose tax hikes on the rich to help working families, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress.
A folk rock musician who found fame in the 1970s goes on trial accused of sex offences against an 11-year-old girl.
Chief executives are less optimistic about the economy this year than last, a survey unveiled at the World Economic Forum by PwC suggests.
An X-ray scanning technique allows physicists to read letters from a fragile, burnt scroll dug from beneath Mount Vesuvius - without unrolling it.
Australian Robert Allenby pulls out of the Humana Challenge event after apparently being kidnapped and assaulted in Hawaii.
The Ukrainian military accuses Russia of attacking its forces with regular troops as fighting in eastern Ukraine spreads towards the Russian border.
MPs question Chancellor George Osborne on more powers for Scotland.
Dozens of people are killed in a suspected Syrian government air strike on a village held by Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say.