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Crimea's prime minister tells the BBC the territory has returned to its historical Russian homeland and will never again be part of Ukraine.
Australia and New Zealand are flying emergency supplies into Vanuatu, which has been devastated by Cyclone Pam.
Customer satisfaction with the big three broadband providers is below 50% while smaller rivals have approval rates above 70%, says Which?
A senior member of the Saudi royal family warns that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could prompt other states to develop atomic fuel.
Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria after UK police alerted Turkish officials are released on bail.
China is investigating the chairman of one of its biggest state-owned automakers, the Communist Party's corruption body says.
A top Chinese general who was accused of taking bribes and expelled from the Communist Party has died of cancer, state media say.
Facebook provides the public with more detail about what kinds of nudity, bullying and terrorist-related activity is banned on its site.
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are to hold a vigil to mark his 1,000th day inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
A new vision of London
George Osborne says he has little room for pre-election giveaways in Wednesday's Budget but he is sure to find something, writes Norman Smith.
The government is looking for proficient Russian speakers, but what benefit will these language skills bring?
Just how hard is it to live in a world without music?
Australian government to legislate permanent ban on dumping of capital dredge spoil to protect Great Barrier Reef from deteriorating further.
Asian shares began the week mostly higher, shrugging off Friday's downbeat session on Wall Street amid anticipation of higher interest rates.
Is job security now unrealistic?
Cyclone Pam has "wiped out" development in Vanuatu, its president says, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands.
London's British Museum continues to be the most popular visitor attraction in the UK, according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.
18 minutes to change the world
Children who lead inactive lives are likely to grow up to become middle-aged couch potatoes, a study suggests.