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Can you cure sex offenders by building self esteem?
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
The Houses of Parliament are said to require £3bn of maintenance work taking 10 years. Would MPs be better off moving to a new, modern building?
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk
How a husband and wife built the UK's biggest theatre group
A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to "bizarre new criminal offences", campaigners say.
Despite leading his team to World Cup and Ashes success, Michael Clarke has struggled to win the hearts of the Australian public.
Tit-for-tat claims from the Conservatives and Labour appear on front pages, as the general election campaign formally gets under way.
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from the central Indian state of Chattisgarh on the growing insecurity that is gripping the Christian community
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
Luis Suarez says Liverpool are the only team he would play for in England if he ever returned to the Premier League.
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
Malaysian journalist's satirical video prompts threats
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing
Three days on from a massive gas blast in New York that flattened three buildings, a body is found in rubble.
Italian legend Valentino Rossi wins the opening race of the 2015 MotoGP season in a thrilling finish in Qatar.
Visually impaired cyclists Neil Fachie and Sophie Thornhill win para-cycling world sprint titles as Britain top the medals table.
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.