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The search for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists say.
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".
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How far could Nigel Farage's UKIP actually go?
David Cameron says the by-elections show a big vote for UKIP could lead to Labour victory at next year's election.
The head of Europol's cybercrime centre reveals who the bad guys are and what law enforcement are doing to catch them.
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North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, as southern activists launch propaganda balloons.