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Police in Indian-administered Kashmir are questioning a Dutch national about the killing of a British woman on a houseboat in Srinagar
A South African man has floated over Robben Island tied to 160 helium-filled balloons in a stunt to raise money for one of Nelson Mandela's charities.
Simon Clemison gives a summary of the controversial tax changes that have come into effect.
The BBC's Joe Wilson examines the new safety measures at Aintree ahead of the Grand National.
Emily Marsh, 13, has suffered from hiccups for the past 10 weeks, despite trying a variety of home remedies.
Research carried out by an Oxford professor says 4-6 close friends is about right, research carried out by a Mormon University in the States says so few friends is as bad for you as smoking and drinking.
Syrian president Bashar al Assad has accused the country's neighbours of "helping terrorists" and prolonging the conflict, in an interview for Turkish television.
North Korea should not risk a war which could "affect more than 70% of the Earth's population", the former president of Cuba has warned.
There may be anxiety on the Korean peninsula but is their concern in other places potentially within range of North Korea's missiles?
Children's heart surgery is set to restart at Leeds General Infirmary, a week after it was claimed data suggested higher-than-usual death rates there.
The government should suspend the use of a number of pesticides linked to the deaths of bees, a committee of MPs has said.
Singer Beyonce and husband rapper Jay Z have made a trip to Cuba marking their fifth wedding anniversary.
South Korea has deployed two warships with missile-defence systems in response to North Korea moving missiles to its east coast.
The Somerset village of Godney is attracting a lot of attention on social media because it is also the nickname fans use for pop star Britney Spears.
Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai has launched a charity and the first grant will fund the education of 40 girls in Pakistan.
Teenager Emily Marsh is searching for a cure for her hiccups, which have plagued her for 10 weeks.
The book industry's biggest ever merger cleared its final hurdle on Friday when EU competition authorities approved a deal to bring together Penguin and Random House.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has honoured Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, who has launched a charity to fund girls' education.
Dr Heather Whitney from the University of Bristol says more research on pesticides needs to be done, as a committee of MPs calls for the UK government to suspend the use of a number of pesticides linked to the deaths of bees.
Locals from a small town in Peru come out in force on Wednesday to illuminate a remote airstrip for an emergency night flight with the headlights of their motorbikes and rickshaws.