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The wine-sweetening metal that may have caused a crime wave
How Morocco became a haven for gay writers in the 1950s
Researchers track wild ponies with GPS collars as they graze an abandoned meadow back to its former glory
The first minister asks for an investigation into allegations that the Treasury disclosed market-sensitive information about RBS.
The US carries out further airstrikes against extremists from Islamic State, who have besieged the Syrian town of Kobane for nearly a month.
A national exercise takes place to test how the UK would deal with a potential outbreak of the Ebola virus.