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Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni are to launch legal action after secret recordings of them made by a former aide are leaked online.
Lucy Hennessey, who did a Balloon Artistry course, reacts to news that courses like hers are to have funding cuts.
It's the Caption Challenge.
A row has broken out between Dell and Mozilla over charges for installing the Firefox browser.
A man who was left an iPad in his late mother's will has criticised Apple for not unlocking the device.
Getty Images, the world's largest photo agency, makes millions of its pictures free to use, in an effort to combat piracy.
Europe captain Paul McGinley chooses Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as his vice-captains for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
The mother of a schoolgirl who hanged herself amid claims of bullying is the target of internet abuse.
Iran rejects as "failed lies" Israeli allegations that it was behind a shipment of Syrian-made rockets intended for Palestinian militants in Gaza.
Doctors have upgraded the immune system of 12 patients with HIV to help shield it from the virus's onslaught.
The chief executive of the oil company Shell says he would like Scotland to "remain part of the UK".
Prince Harry launches Paralympic-style games for injured members of the armed services.
Taser use against children by the Metropolitan Police rises six-fold over four years, according to figures obtained by children's rights campaigners.
Can another family legally adopt your lost dog?
Ethiopian and government forces seize a key Somali town from militant Islamist group al-Shabab, officials say, in what may be the start of a new offensive.
A bird carrying a lit cigarette to its nest is being blamed for starting a fire in a building in south London.
The Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli.
The BBC's director general, says a decision to take the corporation's youth channel off air and putting it only on-line 'is the beginning of a new BBC Three'
Gordon Strachan thinks Scotland's win in Warsaw will count for nothing when the sides meet in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.
"Britain's young athletes will have to learn to deal with expectation in a positive way and not buckle under the spotlight."