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The average age at which people in the UK first become overweight is decreasing, figures indicate.
In May 1977, Geert Kruit and 104 other Dutch schoolchildren were taken hostage by Indonesian separatists.
Thousands of dying patients are being let down by poor end-of-life care provision, the organisation that makes final decisions about NHS complaints in England says.
Former Salford and Eccles MP Hazel Blears lands a job as a £60,000 a year director of the Co-operative Group.
Why are some people so upset about women on bicycles?
BBC News explains the Rohingya migrant crisis in 90 seconds.
The bobby on the beat is becoming an "endangered species" in England and Wales because of government spending cuts, the Police Federation says.
Latvians refuse to lift lid on KGB past
This year's Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Vienna, Austria.
Anti-corruption campaigners are championing the Blockchain - the tech behind Bitcoin that promises to make all kinds of transactions tamper-proof.
Families may be left "confused" by changes in the system of childcare vouchers taking place later in the year, a charity has warned.
The Mary's Meals charity reveals it provides one million children in some of the world's poorest countries a meal every day they attend school.
Two stories appear on most front pages - the arrests linked to the Hatton Garden heist and Prince Charles's meeting with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams.
The Scottish government is to announce measures to help convicted offenders find work as most employers admit they discriminate against them.
As she targets Olympic gold in Rio, Caster Semenya says she was left "humiliated" by the 2009 questioning of her gender.
What is behind the apparent surge in high-profile cases of unarmed black men dying at the hands of the US police, which has sparked protests across the country?
Why on earth would any woman want to join IS?
Lottery funding worth £98m is being given to nine heritage sites, including projects to preserve Britain's scientific and technological history.
Buba's choice - save his business or buy drugs?
The country where the number of people with HIV is soaring