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India's spacecraft to Mars crosses Moon's orbit on its way to the red planet, space authorities say.
The Bodleian Library in Oxford joins with the Vatican Library to make digitised ancient Bibles available to the public for the first time.
X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson conquers her demons
Children's TV presenters of yesteryear including Baroness Floella Benjamin and Derek Griffiths are to star in this year's CBeebies panto.
The UN's human rights chief has said an inquiry has produced evidence that war crimes were authorised in Syria at the "highest level", including by President Bashar al-Assad.
Services to help female victims of domestic violence are at "breaking point" because of "shocking gaps" in funding, the Women's Aid charity warns.
Pilgrim Lindsay Hamon carries a 25kg cross with him on his travels around the world.
Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the 1976 hit song Police and Thieves, later recorded by The Clash, has died in Jamaica, aged 67.
Ministers must not shift more agricultural funds from working farmers to environmental schemes or risk damaging people's livelihoods, MPs warn.
The prospect of a "male pill" that would let men enjoy a full sex life with no chance of getting a woman pregnant has moved a step closer.
In 1983, Rev Jesse Jackson negotiated the release of Lt Robert O Goodman, a US airman who was shot down over Lebanon and held captive in Syria.
A pay dispute is set to cause another day of disruption at Scottish universities as staff stage industrial action.
Government schemes designed to help England's troubled families are underperforming because of "poor co-ordination" between departments, a National Audit Office report has said.
Hundreds of Ukrainian protesters remain outside parliament
The university with no curriculum that aims to change the world
Chinese officials dismiss accusations that an Ontario naval engineer passed on secrets about Canada's national shipbuilding strategy to them.
Laura Schwengber is a sign language interpreter who sees it as her mission to bring music alive for people with hearing impairments.
Online retailer Amazon has posted a video showing how it might one day deliver goods using drones - BBC business reporter Nigel Cassidy reports on whether that could be viable.
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan joins Mark Selby in the third round at the UK Championship in York.
An inquiry is being launched to check the safety of donor blood amid concerns about an infection risk from the human form of "mad cow disease".