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Rory Cellan-Jones asks what exactly the new device is for
The BBC's Disability Affairs Correspondent Nikki Fox meets two of the competitors in the Invictus Games as they train for their events.
The UK party leaders will be campaigning in Scotland later for a referendum "No" vote, as Alex Salmond claims their visit would boost the "Yes" side.
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee is due to discuss a report on the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife Iris behind closed doors later.
Who will win backing of youngest voters?
The debate over Scottish independence continues to dominate front pages, with David Cameron urging Scots, via the Daily Mail, to vote No.
Scientists suggest one in 19,000 undergoing an operation under general anaesthetic wake up during surgery, based on the biggest study into the subject.
Research reveals the areas of the UK in which Twitter users are most likely to use coarse language.
US President Obama says he "has the authority" to widen military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria without Congressional approval.
Japan's nuclear regulator gives formal safety sign-off for two reactors to restart, moving the tsunami-hit nation closer to a resumption of nuclear energy.
Prince Harry hosts a party to welcome wounded servicemen and women ahead of the opening ceremony of the inaugural Invictus Games.
Images from the era of radical rebuilding
Unions push for workers to share in the recovery
Fiji's military says 45 UN peacekeepers taken captive in Syria will be released this week, but a Fijian government official denies the reports.
Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's, research suggests.
Dementia patients in the UK face what is, in effect, a "care tax" because they are left to sort out much of the care they need themselves, experts say.
A US father is suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in another state, police say.
The co-founder of a home for retired circus elephants in the US state of Maine has died after one of the animals stepped on him, police say.
How using abducted schoolgirls slogan backfired in Nigeria
A network of 100 "talented leaders" will be sent into England's most challenging schools over the next two years, the government announces.