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Some of the office buildings new to the National Heritage List
Jewish groups in Argentina boycott the government's Holocaust memorial, in protest at the investigation into the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.
How pallbearers almost dropped Churchill's coffin
The Ministry of Defence will have to sell off more military land and assets to make savings in the coming years, the defence secretary indicates.
Most detainees at the Australian-run Manus Island centre are not refugees and will soon be repatriated, says the PM of PNG, but campaigners dismiss the claim.
More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog.
Researchers say offering financial incentives worth £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit.
Scottish councils used covert surveillance on hundreds of occasions over the last three years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.
Why can't we let go of our old tech?
Scotch whisky contributes almost £5bn to the UK economy and supports more than 40,000 jobs, according to industry research.
Yellow "be aware" warnings are issued by the Met Office for frequent snow showers across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north of England.
Football clubs spent a record £2.7bn in international transfers in 2014, with English football clubs accounting for £795m of the total
Diego Costa's two 'stamps' in Chelsea's League Cup semi-final win over Liverpool were "accidental" says Jose Mourinho.
Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.
How a Nazi doctor experimented on identical siblings
The village that has just got its first fridge
The BBC's Ian Pannell travelled to Libya's capital to discover a country now in the hands of militias.
Shetland's spectacular annual Up Helly Aa fire festival, which celebrates its Viking heritage, is celebrated with the burning of a replica longship.
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
Charting snow depth in the US - using six dogs