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Vultures could help beat dangerous bacteria
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland make front-page headlines, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.
How sanctions against Russia are hitting UK businesses
Transylvania's castle owners sink their teeth into business
Boxing day sales come early to the UK?
Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.
The connection between Chris Eubank and his son is sweet to behold, but can Eubank Jr step into the spotlight his father so relished?
The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services.
The computer project which can change what you look like in real-time
Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests.
How I drank urine and bat blood to survive in the Sahara
The UK would face "severe economic consequences" if there was a significant disruption to the supply of electricity, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.
A report reveals councils are having to phone around England to find places to accommodate children at risk of sexual exploitation.
BBC Sport's in-depth guide of what Manchester City, Liverpool and the rest need to do in the final round of Champions League group games.
Midfielder Mikel Arteta is Arsenal's latest injury problem after their Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund.
The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine suggests it is safe and it may well protect people from the deadly virus.
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban
The Royal Navy wants to ask American squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth II, because of delays to the introduction of Britain’s new F35B fighters, BBC Newsnight learns.
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.