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The social network encourages celebrities and other high-profile users to share photos directly to Twitter.
Tobacco companies warn smuggling could rise if the UK removes branding from cigarette packets - when Australia did this the biggest rise was in sales of brands known as "illicit whites".
An Islamist militant shot dead by French commandos after he attacked a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago is buried near Paris.
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox is banned from driving for a year after admitting a charge of drinking-driving.
Adobe has released an emergency patch for a flaw in its Flash software that was being widely exploited by thieves.
Championship leaders Bristol sign Wales international Gavin Henson from local rivals Bath for next season's campaign.
The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt says Greek voters will not just be choosing a new government but delivering a verdict on Europe.
The Democratic Republic of Congo senate amends a controversial census bill following four days of violent nationwide protests.
Two police officers who bludgeoned an injured deer to death are removed from firearms duties after being found guilty of gross misconduct.
The various scenarios that could follow a hung parliament
Jellyfish tagging study reveals the creatures' ability to swim against the current, researchers say.
Roger Federer admits he was worried he would struggle in his Australian Open tie with Andreas Seppi, which he lost in four sets.
A paper manufacturer confirms that 120 jobs will go at its Deeside plant.
For some shops, UK retail sales in December may have been hit by Black Friday sales in November, ONS says.
The main pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says his troops are on the offensive and he does not want truce talks.
Waiting times in A&E units in England have improved to their best level since November - but the target is still being missed, figures show.
Energy supplier Npower is to cut standard gas tariff in UK by an average of 5.1% from 16 February
An ex-colleague of Lord Brittan hits out at "wicked insinuations" over his handling of historical child abuse allegations.
Theaster Gates says he will share his £40,000 Artes Mundi winnings with the nine other shortlisted artists.
Three-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper is to play the Elephant Man in London following the critical acclaim he has received for the role on Broadway.