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Business lobby group the CBI says half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones.
BBC reporter meets Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and help develop tests and drugs to target cancer and rare genetic diseases.
Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami struck to see how things have changed.
A look at attempts in Botswana to move the country's economy away from a resilience on diamonds.
President Barack Obama says the United States will consider putting North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism.
With some experts forecasting the diminution of diamond reserves in as little as 20 years, Botswana must look to diversify its export industry.
Interactive video remembering the InterCity 125
A court in Argentina rules that a shy orangutan who spent the last 20 years in a zoo can be granted some legal rights enjoyed by humans.
Lord Sugar picks his winner in The Apprentice final on BBC One - with Mark Wright and Bianca Miller vying to be his business partner.
A driver shouting "God is great" in Arabic runs down pedestrians in the French city of Dijon, injuring 11, French media say.
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville on how Liverpool dominated Mathieu Flamini in the Arsenal midfield in their 2-2 draw.
A stolen laptop containing the last photographs of an ill child before she died is returned to her family.
Boxer Anthony Crolla vows to come back "stronger than ever" after being hospitalised in a confrontation with burglars.
Amstrad founder Lord Sugar names Australian businessman Mark Wright as his latest business partner, at the climax of BBC One's The Apprentice.
Actress Billie Whitelaw, famous for her interpretations of the works of Samuel Beckett, has died at the age of 82, her son confirms.
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw known for Samuel Beckett work
Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices.
Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers manager and is now officially on gardening leave.