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A computer virus that tries to avoid detection by making the machine it infects unusable is found.
A woman who was banned from using raw placenta to make smoothies for new mothers, says she cannot afford the legal battle to fight her case.
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
The man who was involved in a ten-hour stand-off with armed police in Denbighshire is jailed for 14 months.
A set of double yellow lines less than a metre long in Bristol is branded "ludicrous" by residents.
A cot blanket and a donation to a pygmy-possum sanctuary are among the gifts sent from around the world to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte.
Images from the campaign trail: 5 May
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.
Director Joss Whedon deletes his Twitter account, following criticism of his latest film, Age of Ultron.
A judge puts a friend of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in charge of her medical decisions, after the musician was placed in intensive care last month.
A journalist living near the site of a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo tells how she heard children's screams and witnessed a desperate search through rubble.
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
A pensioner who caused the death of a church minister from Lewis after he drove over him is banned from driving for four years.
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat sank south of Sicily, the Save the Children aid group says.
Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to recovery" after a severe stroke, says his wife.
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle United boss for the final three matches of the season.
Keighley Cougars' Danny Jones, who collapsed during a game on Sunday and later died, complained of "shaky legs" in the warm-up.
Activity in the UK construction industry fell to its lowest level in nearly two years in April, a closely watched survey shows.