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The BBC's Victoria Gill looks back at the case of a paralysed man who was able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
The number of victims claiming historical child abuse could reach the tens of thousands and is too many for the state to cope with, an MP says.
Renewed calls are made to scrap the Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing tolls on the day prices go up.
India launches a nationwide scheme to check whether people are using toilets as part of a cleanliness drive by PM Narendra Modi.
Attracting long-haul flights to Cardiff Airport is one of the aims for its bosses in the year ahead in a bid to boost passenger numbers.
Egypt's highest court orders a retrial in the case of three al-Jazeera journalists jailed for spreading false news.
Gareth Bale rules out Manchester United move, Swansea say Wilfried Bony is not for sale, plus more.
Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has married long-term partner Jessica Michibata, he confirms on Twitter.
Four Pakistani troops die in firing by Indian border forces on New Year's Eve, after India accuses Pakistan of killing an Indian soldier.
Three people are rescued and around 40 others are evacuated from a severe fire at a block of flats in Plymouth.
Egypt's highest court is due to hear an appeal by three al-Jazeera journalists against their convictions for spreading false news.
The bodies of a man and a woman are found inside a burned-out house in south-east London after neighbours try to rescue them but are unable to reach them.
Almost anything could happen in the 2015 General Election, and the months following could be thrilling, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.
Babies born to drug-addicted mothers have significant developmental and vision problems at six months old, a Scottish study has found.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offers to hold talks at the highest level with South Korea, "depending on the mood and circumstances".
Better weather allows the search for wreckage of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 to resume, with officials hoping to locate the plane's fuselage.
Pictures of Tanzania's budding acrobats
A normalisation of relations with the US is good news for Cuba - but the real prize would be a complete lifting of the economic embargo, says the BBC's Havana correspondent Will Grant.
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