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MPs in Argentina vote on a bill to replace the intelligence agency with a new service, following a row over the mysterious death of a prosecutor.
A North Korean shipping company has renamed and reflagged its vessels in an attempt to get around sanctions, a UN report says.
A leaked draft of what the European Union wants excluded from a new trade deal with the United States is obtained by the BBC.
Highlights from this year's ceremony in London
A Pakistani rape victim says she has been forced to seek justice after the rapists filmed and released the video of the act online.
David Cameron has described himself as fun and optimistic as he made a pitch to win over women voters.
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is released from jail in the United States after serving a sentence for taking $2.5m in bribes.
Europe's approval system for GM crops is "fundamentally flawed" and should be overhauled, say MPs.
Energy drinks should be banned for children under 16, according to the campaign and research group Action on Sugar.
Health experts argue the ban on smoking in indoor public spaces should be extended to cover outdoor spaces such as parks.
Actor and theatre director Kevin Spacey will be honoured with a special prize at this year's Olivier Awards.
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.