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BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at how eSports are helping some American students pay their way through university.
Being severely obese can knock up to eight years off your life and cause decades of ill health, a report says.
Winners of the volunteers photo competition
Parts of the oldest surviving law on Britain's statute books - the Statute of Marlborough - are set to be repealed after 747 years.
A pilot removed from a busy passenger plane on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit will not face charges, the BBC has learned.
New research is investigating a possible connection between memories of physical activity at school and the amount of exercise taken in adult life.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is told he can spend as much money as he wants if he decides to improve his squad.
The families of two men who died after receiving organs infected with a parasitic worm say they are "disappointed" with the outcome of the inquests.
A vicar and his daughter are bailed following their arrests on suspicion of murdering a baby whose body was found in Lancashire.
Another attempt will be made today to launch Nasa's new astronaut capsule, ultimately intended for a Mars mission.
How children living in remote parts of Australia are learning via video conferencing
Authorities in India's Punjab state are probing claims that a number of patients who underwent free cataract operations have lost their sight.
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on why he thinks we will not have to wait long to see the first Premier League managerial casualty of the season.
The family of UK-born American hostage Luke Somers release a video appealing to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen to "show mercy" and release him.
The Catholic Church is to end its relationship with an adoption service following changes in legislation allowing same-sex couples to adopt.
Average rail fares will rise by 2.2% from 2 January, marking the lowest rise for five years. Richard Westcott reports.
An Argentine campaign group says it has found another child snatched from political prisoners detained and killed under military rule in the 1970s.
Patients must not be put off accepting donor organs following the deaths of two men who received kidneys infected with a parasitic worm, experts say.
Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones beats world number one Eva Calvo Gomez to be crowned champion in Mexico.