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Has Panama weaned itself off narcotics and corruption?
Apple selfies - and other top trends of the week
Ashley Young hits a brace and Javier Hernandez scores as Manchester United defeat Real Madrid 3-1 in front of 109,318 fans.
Why was "Lindow Man" killed in a bog 2,000 years ago?
Norbert Hirschhorn talks to Lizzie Crouch about the discovery of Oral Rehydration Therapy, a simple concoction of sugar, salts and water that has saved over 50 million lives worldwide.
Three rules on how to survive the deadly virus
The birds with no respect - not even for the Pope
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will join Manchester City on a loan deal until January, manager Manuel Pellegrini confirms.
The worst clashes in years over the disputed Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in Azerbaijan leave 15 dead in recent days.
England's Tom Daley eases to the gold medal in the 10m platform final to retain the title he won in Delhi in 2010.
How Mike Smith went from Radio 1 DJ to helicopter cameraman
Australia sends a group of 157 Tamil asylum seekers to Nauru to be processed for resettlement there or deportation to Sri Lanka.
Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to a comfortable victory in the Commonwealth Games 4x100m relay at Hampden Park.
Northern Ireland claim two golds - their first of Glasgow 2014 - before Scotland join them in winning two boxing titles.
Former Radio 1 DJ and television presenter Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59. The BBC's Andy Moore reports.
Usain Bolt, Nicola Adams and Tom Daley win gold at Glasgow 2014 as England ensure they will top the medals table.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to Tripoli to help evacuate Britons after violence worsens in Libya, the BBC understands.
A 67-year-old woman and 19-year-old man have died in a two-vehicle crash in Newry, County Down.
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing two members of the security forces and abducting others.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown calls Israel's attacks on Gaza "foolish" and "disproportionate" and urges peace talks.