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Japanese scientists have unveiled some of the latest advancements in robotic technologies which they hope will help clean up the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, damaged in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
With the rise of smart phones and tablet computers, are the days of the games console coming to an end?
Three people have died and at least three others have been injured in a "rolling" gun fight and crash involving several cars in Las Vegas, according to local police.
UK scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean have discovered an "astounding" set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest anywhere in the world.
Tottenham Hotspur fans have been attacked in a bar in the French city of Lyon on the eve of their side's Europa League tie.
Patricia Machin told Radio 5 live Breakfast she has "never blamed" the driver who knocked down her husband and killed him.
For the last 27 years, Kevin Beverley has been unable to speak, after a violent attack left him brain damaged and paralysed.
Dubai police have denied allegations they tortured three Britons awaiting trial on drugs charges, Dubai's National Media Council has said.
Eddie the otter is 15 years old and suffers from arthritis in his elbow so his keeper has come up with a novel way for him to improve movement in his joints - basketball.
The electronics giant Sony has unveiled its brand new gaming console, the PlayStation 4, in New York.
Anti-whaling groups are claiming victory after the Japanese whaling fleet suspended its annual hunt in the Southern Ocean.
The bail hearing for South African paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend, is due to enter its third day.
Some of the world's richest internet entrepreneurs, including Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, have awarded 11 disease researchers $3m (£1.9m) each.
Talking Movies' Tom Brook predicts who will be going home with the top awards.
BBC News catches up with Amit Drori, an Israeli puppeteer who designs and builds robots to use onstage.
Italians go to the polls on 24-25 February to vote in an early general election with Silvio Berlusconi trying to make another political comeback.
Lawyers for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius have challenged the testimony of a senior police detective on the second day of a bail hearing.
Emeli Sande, Mumford and Sons and Ben Howard have been honoured at this year's Brit Awards ceremony in London.
Talking phone service has been going for eight decades, and with no signs of stopping.
Music stars tread the red carpet at the Brit Awards