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Winners of Sound of 2013, Haim, speak to BBC News about their musical influences at Madame Tussauds in London.
The US state department has said a planned visit to North Korea by Google chairman Eric Schmidt is unhelpful.
Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
The government should rule out using peak-time train fare rises to manage passenger numbers, MPs have said.
Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" which developed after surgery, officials say.
Dame Helen Mirren has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
A man accused of leading an al-Qaeda plot to set off bombs in Manchester has been extradited to the United States.
French actor Gerard Depardieu has obtained Russian citizenship, according to a brief statement posted on the Kremlin website.
A Bristol guesthouse is taking the idea of caravanning to new heights, receiving planning permission to put caravans on its roof.
Alfie Fripp, the man thought to be the longest-serving British prisoner of war during World War II, has died at the age of 98.
After his release from Dublin's Mountjoy prison, Sean Quinn Sr - once Ireland's richest man - says he found his spell in jail for contempt of court "tough".
A 12-year-old boy has taken on supermarket giant Tesco to try to stop a new store being built in his Essex town.
Falklands War veteran Simon Weston has said he supports people on the islands in their right to self-determination and their choice to be British.
The BBC's Yogita Limaye took a bus ride in Delhi and asked women how they felt about travelling on the city's public transport system.
David Cameron has strongly rebuffed a call by Argentina's president for the UK to return the Falkland Islands.
A record 600 seal pups have been born this year on a beach in north Norfolk, 100 times the figure a decade ago.
The Irish mountaineer and charity fundraiser Ian McKeever has died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
A 15-metre high rubber duck has taken to the water in Sydney's Darling Harbour as part of a rehearsal for a festival at the weekend.
Rising river levels and regular flooding are hitting businesses hard, according to one North Yorkshire businessman.
Attempts to rescue a Shell drill rig grounded off the Alaskan coast have been delayed because of high seas and strong winds.