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When the US provided free childcare
Australian PM Tony Abbott refuses to be drawn on reports he asked deputy Julie Bishop not to challenge him, amid ongoing leadership rumblings.
MPs say radical change is needed to make the NHS in England financially sustainable.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cuts its key interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 2.25%.
The former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is charged with murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.
What did we learn from the January transfer window? BBC Sport takes a look at the main themes to emerge from a month of deals.
MPs will decide later whether to allow the creation of babies in the UK using DNA from three people, in what could be a world first.
The Jesuit priests who are also astrophysicists