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Photographer Travis Hodges meets his subjects on Twitter and tries to capture their "online personality" in his portraits.
How I posed as an art dealer to recover The Scream
The African church spreading 'like Starbucks' in the US
Mark Lowen visits an elephant orphanage in Kenya's Tsavo national park to see the effects of wildlife poaching.
Almond sales are booming because of their well-advertised health benefits, but could a water shortage in California threaten supply?
The idea of being fined for crossing the road can bemuse foreign visitors to the US, where jaywalking first became law after a car industry campaign.
Palestinian housewife Ibtisam Erekat and Israeli Orthodox Jew Ruth Ebenstein talk about how breast cancer made them close friends.
The Hotel Plays, by Tennessee Williams, are being performed in bedrooms at a London hotel to give audiences the opportunity to experience what inspired Williams to write them in the first place.
The United Nations says it is "deeply concerned" about the fate of hundreds of men and boys who have been detained by the Syrian authorities after trying to escape from the besieged city of Homs.
Is there a future for the paper bank statement?
One of Africa's biggest Christian movements, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, is spreading across the United States.
A white Florida man who killed a black teenager during a row over loud music testifies he fired in self-defence after the boy threatened him.
British heavyweight David Haye refuses to rule out a return to the ring, despite being advised to retire after shoulder surgery.
Chelsea miss a chance to go four points clear at the top of the Premier League after West Brom snatch a late equaliser.
PM David Cameron unveils measures to help those hit by flooding, but warns more bad weather means things could get worse before they get better.
West Ham move four points clear of the relegation zone thanks to late goals from James Collins and Mohamed Diame against Norwich.
Police officers drive into the path of an elderly motorist who was heading the wrong way down a busy road.
An Algerian military transport plane with 78 people on board crashes in the mountainous north-east of the country, with one survivor found.
Fighting to keep you entertained at 40,000ft
A video showing one-second long clips of triplets every day for a year has become an internet hit.