The ozone layer around the earth is showing its first sign of thickening after years of steady depletion, a UN team says.
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What might happen to Scottish sport after a "Yes" and a "No" vote
The women ending male dominance of Nigeria's oil industry
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The system that allows UK bank customers to switch their accounts in just seven days is being hailed a success, a year after it started.
The BBC speaks to Irish artist Marcus Robinson about his documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center.
The Scottish housing market has lost some momentum but shows "greater resilience" than other parts of the UK, according to surveyors.
Ethical hacker Ken Munro demonstrates how key parts of modern city infrastructures can be compromised by computer hackers.
Can human engineering stop the flow of volcanic lava?
With water shortages a part of daily life, campaigners in Lebanon have started an alternative to the ice bucket challenge.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appears in court in Caracas, charged with inciting violence during protests earlier this year.
Damon Albarn's first solo album makes the shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize, which is given to the best British or Irish record of the last 12 months.
Bombay Bicycle Club, Kate Tempest and FKA twigs are among the 12 acts celebrating after being nominated for the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.
The Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women have been opened by Prince Harry at the Olympic Park in London.
The Earth's protective ozone layer is starting to repair itself, according to a panel of United Nations scientists.
A young woman dies after a collision between two cars at a petrol station in Linwood.