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Taking an unpaid internship can cost an individual £926 a month in London or £804 in Manchester, suggests research for an education charity.
The London Borough of Newham which hosted the 2012 Olympics is the least physically active place in England, say researchers.
Swiss researchers develop a way to "switch on" specific genes using the power of the mind.
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The world's most expensive watch has sold at auction in Geneva for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m).
A patron of Sheffield United football club, Charlie Webster, has resigned over the club's decision to allow the convicted rapist, Ched Evans, to train with the squad.
Technology giant Yahoo said it will buy digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640m (£402m).
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BBC News outlines some of the stark numbers involved in Syria's civil war - now into its fourth year - which has killed some 200,000 people and forced more than nine million from their homes.
Common misconceptions are blamed for low conviction rates in sex abuse trials, says Danny Shaw.
Initial optimism about the uprisings in Arabic states has melted away. John Simpson considers the long-term impact.
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The US and Chinese leaders hold more talks in Beijing, amid rumbling unease over trade rivalries and regional tensions.
Prisoners and employees are being left vulnerable at HMP Elmley as a result of staff shortages, inspectors find.
Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.
Russia agrees to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, as a deadline approaches for agreement in talks on curbing Iran's nuclear programme.
A facial recognition start-up attempts to use selfies as a means to verify people's ID for banking transactions, but experts have security concerns.