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Cuvier’s beaked whales are likely to be the most extreme divers among marine mammals, able to go nearly 3km down and hold their breath for more than two hours.
A Kent council has been criticised over its plans to send nine of its bosses on a £15,000 trip to US theme parks.
Art stolen by Nazis and the man who hid it for 50 years
The governor of the US state of Michigan says the state will not recognise more than 300 gay marriages performed after a judge struck down a ban.
Cornelius Gurlitt is a reclusive man, but he was recently found to be holding one of the world's biggest private art collections.
The rise of Egypt's mysterious Abdul Fattah al-Sisi
Ukraine's interim government says it will raise gas prices for domestic consumers by 50% in an effort to secure an IMF aid package.
Two patients wait on a hospital trolley in Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital's emergency department for more than 29 hours, the BBC learns.
Raymond "Jerry" Roberts - one of the last surviving code-breakers to work at Bletchley Park on high-level Nazi communications - dies, aged 93.
Publicist Max Clifford tells his trial allegations he has a sexual interest in children are "utterly revolting, utterly untrue, disgusting lies".
A six-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being struck by a car in Lisburn, County Antrim.
Facebook has announced it will buy Oculus VR, a Californian company which specialises in virtual reality products, for around $2bn (£1.2bn).
SB.TV founder and multi-millionaire Jamal Edwards talks to School Reporters from the Paddington Academy about his business success.
Footage posted on YouTube appears to show CCTV video of the moment a metro train has derailed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in the US.
Egypt orders the prosecution of 919 suspected Islamists in two mass trials, days after hundreds more were sentenced to death in a separate case.
A murdered ex-Rwandan intelligence chief was advising South African and Tanzanian intelligence as they prepared to send troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo to battle M23, the Rwandan-backed rebel group, the BBC learns.
The southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre is confirmed as a host city for this summer's World Cup after key legislation is passed.
After talks in Brussels, EU and US leaders say they are considering "deeper sanctions" against Russia if its troops move further into Ukraine.
There are fears that up to 200 jobs could be lost at a call centre in north Belfast after the firm lost a major contract.
Male university students in North Korea must get the same haircut as their leader Kim Jong-un, reports say.