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From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.
More than 50 professors and consultants at Scotland's largest cancer hospital warn patients could be put at risk by a change of services.
The Nigerian army relocates 275 women and children recently rescued from the militant jihadist Boko Haram group, officials say.
A British student who apparently killed himself in Germany had been "seduced" by a right-wing cult opposed to his Jewish faith, an inquest hears.
The parents of two children poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2006 speak at a news conference after meeting the chief executive of Thomas Cook.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis causes a fresh furore after telling a newspaper he taped a private meeting of his eurozone counterparts.
An ad-blocking web browser for smartphones is being developed by Eyeo, the company behind the popular AdBlock Plus plug-in.
Police in Washington DC name a man they believe held a family and housekeeper hostage in their home before killing them.
The mother of two children killed on a Thomas Cook holiday in Corfu says she hopes lessons have been learned from their deaths.
A bet on QPR's Charlie Austin to score for England could earns thousands of pounds for Poole Town fans.
Qatar 2022 World Cup migrant workers speak out
Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".
When a duckling was orphaned and found in a neighbour's garden, businessman Austin Hutchinson came to the rescue and now they are inseparable.
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.
A man is jailed for 28 years for murdering a "naive pensioner" whose body was found in a disused quarry.
Swedish researchers say that dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than some studies suggest.
Britons Kyle Edmund and Jo Konta reach the final round of French Open qualifying with straight-sets wins.
Black Sabbath have won a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards.