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At least 11 activists are arrested in DR Congo for protesting against the detention of pro-democracy activists, officials say.
Stress levels among teachers in England are 'soaring', with new data showing stress now accounts for most absence save for maternity.
A partnership between the two companies will allow eBay users to browse Sotheby's catalogues and bid in real time.
Five people treated by a dentist investigated for poor hygiene test positive for hepatitis C after the largest recall of patients in NHS history.
Microsoft is about to launch the Band in the UK - a device which combines the features of a smartwatch with a fitness tracker.
War medals belonging to the WW2 veteran who made headlines when he left his Sussex care home to attend French D-Day commemorations fetch £1,650.
France and Germany are to join the UK in becoming members of the Chinese-led Asian development bank, it has emerged.
MSPs are expected to vote to scrap the link between their pay and the salary of a Westminster MP.
The BBC Trust overturns a complaint about the use of the word "pikey" in an episode of Top Gear.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is to visit Moscow on 8 April, a month earlier than planned as the indebted eurozone state seeks to avoid bankruptcy.
A service of thanksgiving is being held to celebrate the life of Oscar-winning film director Richard Attenborough.
A row about the proposed "special status" of rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine threatens the country's fragile ceasefire deal.
Aerial footage taken on the island of Efate shows the extent of damage to the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu after it was hit by a cyclone on Friday.
Using brain scans, neuroscientists describe how recalling a particular memory can cause us to forget a related one.
Nintendo is collaborating with Japanese developer DeNA to create new games for smartphones, the firm has announced.
After quitting football because of depression aged 17, Fran Kirby is back and ready to help fire England to World Cup glory.
Life After Suicide, a new BBC One Documentary, explores why people choose to take their own lives.
A 24-year-old man must serve a minimum of 20 years for murder after a "brutal" attack on an 85-year-old woman in her Edinburgh home.
The uncle of a boy killed by a minibus collision at school is given a community order for fraud after making a fake charity collection in his nephew's name.
England's biggest NHS hospital trust, Barts Health NHS Trust, has been put into special measures after report by regulator.