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Why blind people don't only see darkness
A drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and suggests a future of large-scale unmanned flying.
From London's catwalks to global high streets
In February 1981, Antonio Tejero led an attempted coup in the Spanish Parliament. Joaquin Almunia was there.
The desert that may one day become water again
The chairman and chief executive of HSBC will answer questions from a panel of MPs about a tax scandal at the banking giant.
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes Joe Hart's penalty save to deny Lionel Messi keeps their Champions League hopes alive.
Barcelona beat Manchester City 2-1 in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie on Tuesday - but who were the standout performers?
The US offers an unprecedented reward for information leading to the the arrest of a Russian hacker, charged with major cybercrime theft.
Scotland Yard say they believe the three schoolgirls from east London who flew to Turkey a week ago are now in Syria.
Davis Love III has been named US Ryder Cup captain for Hazeltine 2016, the second time he has been given the honour.
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research.
Juventus settle for a narrow first-leg lead after beating Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last 16.
Luis Suarez scores twice as Manchester City lose at home to Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 first-leg match.
At least 28 people have been injured after the train they were travelling on collided with a truck in California.
Healthy gay men should be offered drugs which are normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection, say UK Medical Research Council scientists.
Hundreds of climbers forced to abandon Everest expeditions after last year's avalanche want to know if they can try again with the same permits.
Mystery surrounds a cache of guns found at the bottom of a river in Somerset.
Thousands support a Muslim lawyer targeted by the far right
The £6bn health and social care budget for Greater Manchester will be taken over by councils under devolved NHS powers, it is understood.