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Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach
The former chief constable of Northumbria Police claims senior male officers in the force treated her differently because she is a woman.
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt asks why India has still not published a vast survey of women and children carried out by the government in Delhi and the UN.
What lies behind the walls of the new £89m technology and innovation centre in Glasgow which is being opened by the Queen?
The High Court in Edinburgh is due to hear legal arguments from the families of victims of the Lockerbie bombing.
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot
Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.
Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.
What are the issues that pose the greatest danger to the global economy this year? asks Andrew Walker.
How Africa's games makers plan to make it big
Can business take on three million more?
Researchers are using super slow-motion footage to reveal the secrets of the most acrobatic insects
PC Ashley Walker was still in his probationary period with the Metropolitan Police when he saw the bomb explode on the number 30 bus.
The 'birdwatcher' who has been blind since birth
Two people are arrested after a report of a shotgun being fired in a playground in Belfast.
BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce looks at what is happening to Rafael Nadal after his surprise loss to qualifier Dustin Brown.
Phil Walsh, coach of the Australian Football League's Adelaide Crows, is found dead at home and his son is under arrest.
The Cabinet Office is withholding £3m unless Kids Company moves on its chief executive, Camila Batmanghelidjh.
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles faces action over the mishandling in the US of car recalls, the country's top vehicle safety regulator says.
England's Lucy Bronze is shortlisted for the Golden Ball - the award given to the best player at the Women's World Cup.