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Campaigners call for music shops in a central London street to be given tax exemptions to help them survive.
How three girls fled their Boko Haram captors
The story of how three girls abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria, escaped their Boko Haram captors. To protect their identity their story has been portrayed as an animation.
Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK's skies, pilots association Balpa says.
A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows ideological and political motives for the attack, police say.
Crimestoppers offers a £5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of missing ex-prisoner Johnathan Kelly.
A new £1.1m study led from Dundee University is to investigate whether eye tests can provide an "early warning" of Alzheimer's disease.
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?
The WW1 she-soldiers who fought with the men
The man who built the multi-million pound Hotel Chocolat empire
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.
The BBC's John Simpson was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan in 2001, he returns to Kabul on the day British troops withdraw completely from the country to chart its progress.
South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa dies after being shot, South African police say.
MOTD2 pundit and former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel expands on his TV analysis of how United lack Chelsea's discipline in defence.
Stars of TV and film attend the Bafta Cymru awards at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
Strictly Come Dancing has beaten rival talent show The X Factor by two million, according to overnight ratings - the biggest gap of the season so far.
The singer has notched up this year's longest-running number one track, after All About That Bass secured its fourth week at the top.
Twenty-four European banks fail stress tests of their finances, with 14 still needing to raise more capital, the European Banking Authority says.
Jose Mourinho bemoans the decisions that went against his Chelsea side as Manchester United snatched a late draw.
DNA-programmed blotting paper could soon be giving doctors a simple disease test that will reveal an infection in 30 minutes for just a few pence.