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A woman blinded by her boyfriend when he gouged her eyes is helping other victims of domestic violence.
London 2012 medallists have dominated the New Year's Honours list.
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith is delighted to be appointed an MBE in the New Year Honours list and and describes the achievement as "remarkable".
The mother of a six-year-old girl who was abducted three years ago has described her emotional reunion with her daughter.
The 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina caught Margaret Thatcher by surprise, newly released government papers have shown.
Retired US General Norman Schwarzkopf, known as Stormin' Norman, has died aged 78 in Florida.
The BBC's Laurie Margolis speaks about how he found out exactly what was going on in the Falklands and confirmed the news before the government.
BBC weatherman Nick Miller looks at the science behind what happened to Britain's wild weather in 2012.
The father of a young doctor who died of anorexia is campaigning to change the way people with eating disorders are treated.
Stars of stage and screen share their theatre highlights of the past year.
Fiction titles by female authors have topped the 2012 bestseller list, with EL James's 50 Shades trilogy taking the top three spots.
A priest from a seaside village in northern Italy has provoked outrage by saying that women who are victims of domestic and sexual violence often bring the abuse on themselves.
A series of hard-hitting government adverts featuring people smoking cigarettes with a tumour bulging from them is being launched in England.
Films with older characters and themes have been doing well around the world, but particularly in Britain and the US.
At least 15 people are reported to have died in a severe winter storm in the United States.
Rescue workers managed to save a dog which got trapped out on the ice in Michigan on Thursday.
From a royal jubilee, to a royal baby. From drought to flood. Into recession and out again. Elections, protests and of course, the Olympics.
''Paul" was the inside man on a major robbery and turned supergrass after confessing to police. He gave evidence against co-conspirators, was relocated and given a new identity.
The BBC News Website has hosted its first two-part 'Tech Summit', inviting three experts from diverse fields to offer their reflections on the year just past, and the next few years ahead.
An ambitious mission to drill through Antarctic ice to a lake that has been sealed off for thousands of years has been cut short because of a technical problem.