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There are signs of improvement in the lot of women at work in the developing world - but much remains to be done, says Naomi Grimley.
Dick Costolo has stood down as Twitter's chief executive. What's going wrong at the company, and why did he have to go?
Qataris feel they have been unfairly treated by the world's media, says Mark Lobel.
People who need urgent mental health care in England are receiving inadequate support, regulators say.
The general manager of a Singapore hotel takes us around one of his hotel rooms to show some of the favourite things guests like to pinch when no one is looking.
Many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) young people still encounter harassment in public spaces, according to a Scottish charity.
Qadri Aruna from Nigeria has beaten some of the top table tennis players in the world.
The funeral of former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy to be held near his home in the Scottish Highlands.
New criteria for diagnosing diabetes during pregnancy could be missing thousands of women at risk, a report suggests.
A political battle over the government's spying powers, and the stabbing of a teacher in Bradford are two big stories in Friday's press.
In the ring with a journeyman boxer
Hungary challenged on Russian reactor deal
What caused Kate Moss to fly into trouble?
The man who can see a city and immediately draw it
One of wrestling's biggest stars, Dusty Rhodes, who billed himself as "The American Dream", has died aged 69.
Paraguay ends diplomatic immunity for the offices of South America's Conmebol football association, with top officials facing US corruption charges.
A charity warns that the lack of older people taking part in training may leave the UK with a digital skills gap.
South Yorkshire Police will not be investigated over its handling of violent clashes between miners and officers at Orgreave coking plant in 1984, the police watchdog says.
A mobile phone service will automatically switch users between networks to ensure they can continue to receive and make calls in dead zones.
Why the hottest start up is a factory