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A paratrooper who showed "complete disregard" for his own safety during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan is awarded the Victoria Cross.
The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.
Restoring former glories of an 18-storey railway station
Australia's national carrier Qantas has reported its best half-year profit in four years as turnaround plans come to fruition.
BBC World Service economics correspondent Andrew Walker look as the impact on Asian countries of the falling price of oil.
Most Nato members are cutting defence spending - even with increasing tensions in Russia, writes Jonathan Beale
In 2016, the new government will have to decide whether to continue to invest in the Trident programme - and this could be a key issue in a hung Parliament, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.
How a disabled boy keeps up with his rugby peers
News of developments in the police probe into abuse claims made against Sir Cliff Richard, and pictures of Britain's newest Victoria Cross winner, occupy Thursday's front pages.
Domestic abuse football chant causes anger in Spain
Documents seized from Osama Bin Laden's compound are presented at the New York trial of a Pakistani man accused of bomb plots in the US and UK.
Remembering the man who invented the word dinosaur
The bronzes looted from Nigeria - and in one case returned
Marigold Hotel stars happy to be back for sequel
A British soldier serving in Afghanistan has been awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest honour for gallantry in the face of the enemy.
Manager Arsene Wenger criticises Arsenal's defensive performance and mentality in a 3-1 Champions League loss to Monaco.
Kevin De Bruyne open to Man Utd move, David De Gea feuds with Louis van Gaal, Remi Garde wants Newcastle job, plus more.
The Brit Awards celebrated a year of British music success in a star-studded show in London
Up to 40 Australian women have either taken part in terrorism or supported terrorist groups, the government in Canberra says.
The race for the White House starts here