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Topless women protesters in Germany have shouted at Russian president Vladimir Putin as he toured a trade fair in Germany.
Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died at 87 following a stroke, her spokesman has said.
Nick Robinson looks back at the life of the former Conservative Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher.
Fat, oil and build-ups in drains will soon be powering what will be the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station in Britain, and it will tackle the ongoing problem of "fatbergs" in sewers.
Almost 800 British newly-weds have merged their surnames this year, according to the UK Deed Poll service.
The long cold winter is the most likely explanation for thousands of birds flocking over the Wiltshire town of Swindon each evening, according to a bird expert.
A young singer from Lancashire has won an award for her work raising money for charity.
A visit to Cuba by US pop singer Beyonce and her rap star husband Jay-Z is coming under scrutiny in connection with the US economic embargo.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has pardoned two former government ministers serving prison sentences for abuse of office.
Larry Hergott is an esteemed cardiologist who also performs checkups on gorillas and orang-utans. He explains what all his patients have in common and how treating great apes changed his life.
The body of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is to be exhumed on Monday, 40 years after his burial, to try to confirm the cause of his death.
Geoff Marshall is a man on a mission, to visit all 270 London Underground stops in the fastest time possible.
The Grand National winning jockey, Ryan Mania, was hurt today after a fall in a race at Hexham
Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner has made a tearful apology for what she accepts were "inappropriate language and views" that she posted on Twitter.
A 90-year-old grandmother from Alabama showed it is never too late to be adventurous by celebrating her birthday with a skydive.
Nelson Mandela is spending his first day back at his home in Johannesburg after being discharged from hospital, where he had been treated for pneumonia.
A boat thought to have been swept out to sea during the 2011 Japanese tsunami has washed up on a beach in Oregon - with an unexpected passenger.
About 1,200 people receive vaccinations against measles at four emergency clinics for the MMR jab held across south Wales
Hundreds of Egyptians take part in anti-government protests in Cairo, on the fifth anniversary of the creation of the April 6 Youth Movement.
Foreign embassies in the North Korean capital Pyongyang have played down warnings from Kim Jong-un's government over their safety.