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Scientists. led by a team at IBM, develop a new computer chip that mimics the organisation of the human brain.
The number of parental fines in England for children's poor school attendance has risen sharply since the term-time holiday ban, BBC research suggests.
A new law comes into force in Brazil which helps shore up labour rights for the country's estimated seven million domestic workers.
As America marks 40 years since Richard Nixon left the White House, the BBC looks at five decades of polling on the public's trust in government.
BBC News tells the story of the construction of one of the seven wonders of the modern world.
Islamist rebels from Syria reportedly withdraw from the Lebanese border town of Arsal after days of fighting with the Lebanese army ended in a truce.