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A stadium in Brazil that was due to host athletics at the 2016 Olympics has been closed indefinitely because of structural problems with its roof.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York stages an exhibition of photographs from the American Civil War, 150 years after the Battle of Gettysburg.
British scientists have developed a new, safer, method of creating vaccines using a particle accelerator, according to research published in the PLOS pathogens journal.
Since the revolution in Egypt, large holes have been appearing in the ground close to places of archaeological significance, such as the Great Pyramids at Giza.
The new Spanish film Blancanieves is making waves in the film world. Based upon the story of Snow White, the film is silent and shot in black and white, as Tom Brook reports.
A rare giant elephant bird egg is being auctioned at Christie's auction house in London
A bus driver in China narrowly evaded death after a lamp post smashed through the windscreen of his vehicle.
Hundreds of Cypriots have turned to charity community kitchens for food after banks closures left them without money to buy groceries.
David Maxwell has been to see a couple and their newborn baby at Feystown in the snow-bound hills above Glenarm.
Police in Greater Manchester said the animals were out of control when they arrived at a house in the Atherton area near Wigan.
A German property developing firm has removed parts of a historic stretch of the Berlin Wall despite weeks of protests.
The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has been heckled by protesters as he gave a speech on welfare reform in Edinburgh. One demonstrator even described him as a "rat bag".
Hundreds of dead puffins have been washed up on the east coast of Scotland. It is thought they died of starvation as a result of the severe weather.
Romania's Ambassador to Britain, Ion Jinga , says that some parts of the British press are portraying immigrants from eastern Europe in a 'xenophobic' and even 'racist' way
The site of a historic former Birmingham music venue which hosted The Beatles and Rolling Stones has been destroyed in a fire.
The unseasonal weather which has caused disruption across the UK is set to continue, according to forecasters.
Police have arrested 15 people, including a Network Rail employee, who they suspect were responsible for £2 million worth of damage and cable theft from railway lines up and down the UK.
David Miliband has told the BBC that he believed his brother would be "a great prime minister" who would do a good job of leading the country.
Richard Westcott is given a tour of the signal box at King's Cross, one of the busiest railway stations in Britain.