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Will Gompertz tracked down Uzma Hameed, a member of a flourishing species of Dramaturgs.
Russia prepares for a big WW2 Victory Day military parade, but many Western leaders are boycotting the event because of the Ukraine crisis.
Baltimore is getting back to normal - but what's normal?
What difference would PR have made to election outcome?
Police in Colombia recover a signed first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stolen a week ago from a book fair.
New human diseases should be given socially acceptable names which do not offend people, cultures or countries, says the World Health Organization.
Two aid workers seized by pro-Russian separatist rebels in Ukraine are released after being held for 10 days.
Australian police arrest a 17-year-old on terror charges and say they have halted a plot to detonate three bombs in Melbourne.
Churches and cathedrals across the UK will ring their bells to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day - the end of World War Two in Europe.
Russia's WW2 parades overshadowed by Ukraine crisis
Many young people do not wear any kind of watch - but will smartwatches change that? BBC Click's Dave Lee puts them on trial.
Is there a danger that respect for differences is under threat, asks Caroline Wyatt.
What happened next for the child stars of hit musical Billy Elliot?
A bone marrow transplant survivor keeps a vow he made 24 years ago to the UK man who saved his life by inviting him to his daughter's wedding in the United States.
The bizarre game with nearly a million players
The champion mud-wrestler opponents refused to touch
David Cameron is spending the weekend deciding the make-up of his first all-Conservative cabinet, after several Lib Dem ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election.