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Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.
Music at a UB40 concert was so loud it was "altering heart rhythms" and caused a fan's ear to bleed, it is claimed.
Birds learn to choose the the best building materials for their nests, rather than building from instinct, say scientists.
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.
Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?
Children's uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians
Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress
China's economic reform agenda could slow growth on the mainland, first quarter economic figures will be closely watched.
Why BBC Two's launch was not all right on the night
Authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists, as Moscow warns that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.
The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.
Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.
Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.