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One of the founders of high-profile tech start-up Secret is shutting down the anonymous messaging service.
Satellite pictures taken earlier this year suggest that North Korea may have restarted one of its nuclear reactors, a US think-tank says.
Mark Easton: Are election promises too short-term to help this baby?
Internet search engines such as Google should be allowed in public examinations, an exam board chief says.
The failure of the Secret app throws light on Silicon Valley's investment strategies.
Russia says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will no longer attend Moscow's World War Two commemorations, due to "internal issues".
Reanne Evans criticises World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn's efforts to close the gender divide in the sport.
A head teacher who stole £30,000 from her school to refurbish her house is jailed for a year.
Microsoft is releasing software tools that make it easier to run popular Apple and Android apps on Windows mobile devices.
Why the hype? What's at stake? Is it all about cash? The lowdown on Saturday's super-fight between Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao.
Everyman, the first play to be directed at the National Theatre by Rufus Norris since he took charge, has largely impressed the critics.
Interpol issues a red notice for the arrest of former Colombian footballer Freddy Rincon on charges of money laundering in neighbouring Panama.
A mother is charged with neglect in connection with the death of her 19-month-old daughter, police say.
Cocaine seized from a tug in the North Sea could have been worth more than £500m - believed to be the biggest single class A seizure in the UK.
A chemical factory in Flintshire is to close with the loss of about 62 jobs, it is announced.
A man appears in court accused of threatening to behead a UKIP election candidate in Newcastle.
Ahead of Saturday's super-fight, BBC News looks at how Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio stack up inside and outside the ring.
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie
Kenya's interior minister admits security officers ignored intelligence reports prior to the deadly attack on Garissa's university earlier this month.
A vicar who claimed he was the victim of a four-year campaign of hate loses his unfair dismissal case at the Court of Appeal.