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Can one of Italy's oldest cities be saved?
London's skyline as seen from above
Does the WW1 tourist trade respect or exploit the dead?
A Honduran migrant who was jailed and abused in Mexico for more than five years before being released without charge is set to return home.
The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.
The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist
Why the triumph of capitalism may not be all it seems
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Brothers Richie and Jonny Gray scored tries on their first start together as Scotland head coach Vern Cotter enjoyed an encouraging win on his home debut.
The community of Ferguson, Missouri, holds its collective breath as it waits for a grand jury to decide whether or not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Wales and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale says reaching the 2016 European Championships with Wales would be "as important" as when he won the Champions League.
A man armed with a knife kills two security guards outside Sudan's presidential palace in Khartoum before being shot dead, officials say.