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An ex-minister in Peru is charged with involvement in the killing of a journalist during the Shining Path rebel insurgency in the 1980s.
Could students' video messages avert all-out war?
The hybrid animal causing havoc in the Grand Canyon
A review is sought for a rejected residential development on the site of an 18th Century mansion near Dumfries which has fallen into disrepair.
The world's worst interview - with one of the loneliest men on Earth
Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?
A Buddhist monk from northeast Thailand is so worried about the environment that he has been ordaining trees for 25 years.
Public anger over the size of top executives' salaries is damaging the reputation of UK firms, according to a survey of business leaders.
Jon Donnison visits Coober Pedy in the Australian outback, where residents are moving underground to escape the heat.
The UK government says it will block the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman.
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a motorist is dragged along a motorway by his own stolen van.
The first trophy win of a new Jose Mourinho era at Chelsea had a familiar, special, look to it, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her economic policy in her last speech to Congress before she steps down in December.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says Angel Di Maria will come good despite his recent struggles on the pitch.
Watch the best of the weekend's Six Nations action in one handy bite-sized chunk with the Six Nations Catch-Up.
The BBC speaks exclusively to a former member of Islamic State who met Mohammed Emwazi - dubbed "Jihadi John" - during his early days in Syria.
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
Real Madrid's title hopes suffer a setback as Gerard Moreno's goal earns Villarreal a point at the Bernabeu Stadium.
MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini's team selection suited Liverpool in the Reds' win.
The Islamic State fighter known as "Jihadi John" was cold and a loner who set himself apart from others, according to a man who met him in Syria.