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McLaren admit they do not know the cause of Fernando Alonso's crash in pre-season testing nor when he will return.
Public toilet selfies as a protest tactic
Pro-government Shia militias battling to oust Islamic State from Tikrit tell the BBC they hope to retake the Iraqi city within a week.
Boosting men's testosterone levels could potentially prevent deaths from heart disease and type 2 diabetes, UK doctors and scientists say.
Hannah Spearritt looks ahead to S Club 7 reunion
The process begins of machining the fastest wheels in automotive history for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project.
The emergence of two new parties has blown the Spanish political scene wide open, writes James Badcock.
The saga of Jeremy Clarkson's suspension by the BBC rumbles on, with the Sun saying he "hints" in his weekly column that he could quit Top Gear.
Tax earned from tobacco sales should be used to help with the cost of clearing up cigarette litter, an MPs' report recommends.
'I found a video online calling me a monster'
The Democratic Republic of Style
A lament for the Gypsy orchestras that once thronged Budapest
An exhibition exploring cartoonist Gerald Scarfe's controversial depictions of Margaret Thatcher opens in County Durham.
In this week's vlog, Will Gompertz weighs up the arguments in the gizmos "non-grata" debate.
The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking at redrawing the boundaries of Virugna National Park
Three New York foreign residents plead not guilty in a US court to charges that they attempted to provide support for Islamic State (IS) militants.
Pope Francis suggests he may resign his papacy like his predecessor Benedict XVI, rather than remain at the Vatican for life.
Arsene Wenger admits a deal to keep Theo Walcott at Arsenal beyond the summer of 2016 could be a slow process.
The man reunited with wallet lost behind a bookcase for 65 years
Thousands of supporters across Brazil march to reject calls for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff over a scandal at oil company Petrobras.