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What's it like to be crowned the world's best whistler?
As Greece's talks with the EU drag on, communes are springing up across the country as people take matters into their own hands.
Interest rates have fallen below zero for a growing number of borrowers, meaning that in effect they are being paid to borrow someone else's money. Why?
A groundswell of Russian patriotism has been triggered by the Ukraine crisis and the response of the West, says Bridget Kendall.
If Greece fails to come to a deal with its eurozone partners on 24 April, how likely is it to default on its loans and perhaps leave the euro?
The funeral of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, who was found dead after going missing earlier this year, is due to take place later.
Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from a lagoon in Rio where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016.
A doctor usually deployed for major disasters is sent into Worcestershire Royal Hospital's A and E department.
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.
The number of drivers given penalty points for using mobile phones at the wheel fell by 24% last year in England and Wales, police figures suggest.
Saving a woman's life after the Oklahoma bombing
What's the secret of the candy-striped house?
The officer who refused to lie about being black
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's use of a TV election debate to set out of the terms of her proposals to work with Ed Miliband attracts headlines.
A candlelit vigil is to be held in Glasgow's George Square after the death of student Karen Buckley whose body was found by police on Thursday.
Jim Murphy is to unveil Scottish Labour's manifesto with a claim that people north of the border could "unlock change" by voting for his party on 7 May.
The Big Burns Supper festival encounters fresh complaints about the time it has taken to pay some of the acts at this year's event.
Children as young as eight are being put off sport by the behaviour of their parents, a new study has found.
Could the moringa help eradicate malnutrition in Zambia?
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.