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The life-saving dog that patrolled a beach
Manic Street Preachers, Lulu and Sir James Galway are among those involved in BBC Music Day, a nationwide celebration of music taking place in more than 10 UK towns and cities.
Whitehall has failed to plan properly for the implications of past and future cuts to civil service staffing, the public spending watchdog warns.
Why thousands of teenagers have to re-sit exams
Town hall bosses say further funding cuts will put thousands of youngsters 'promising futures' at risk in England.
There is no evidence that eating the placenta after childbirth can protect women against depression and boost energy, US research suggests.
A campaign is calling for new blood donors in England and Wales following a 40% drop in fresh volunteers in the past decade.
Migrants on their overland journey through Europe face criminal gangs, police beatings and deportation.
Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has said in a TV address he will tell investigators everything he knows about corruption at the world football governing body.
Iran would be a global energy superpower if it weren't for sanctions. So if they are lifted in coming months, as seems likely, what impact will this have on energy markets?
News that Greece is to delay a debt repayment, and claims Fifa paid the FA of Ireland to stop a legal case, are among a very mixed bag of front page headlines.
Western political leaders warned the fight against Islamic State would be a long one, says James Robbins - it looks like they were right.
Murder rates in US cities have spiked. Some say it's due to a chilling effect on police while others call it a statistical aberration.
As Turkish voters prepare to elect a new government, what state is the country's economy in?
The ordinary people standing up for Kuwaiti's 'bidoons'
Andrew Parker is trying to capture the beauty of Britain's local service stations before they all disappear.
Doping claims about top coach Alberto Salazar are "distressing", says World Anti-Doping Authority president Craig Reedie.
A five-year project to improve Scotland's mountains receives an additional £3.28m from The Heritage Lottery Fund.
Deacon Blue, Lulu, Jamie Cullum and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform at venues in Glasgow to mark the inaugural BBC Music Day.
As talks continue to resolve Greece's debt crisis, BBC News offers an overview of what is happening, and asks what Greece might do next.