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Veteran novelist John le Carre on why there is more to come
Nineteen people have been wounded in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in the US city of New Orleans, police say.
Can giant eagles spread their wings beyond Scotland?
Canadian commander Chris Hadfield has shared with the world his cover version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, which he recorded on the International Space Station.
Will the space station ever justify its existence?
The WWII claims dividing Greece and Germany
The latest food scandal in China - which has seen rat meat passed off as lamb - has raised more questions about food safety in the country.
A more robust recovery in the Scottish economy could be under way, a survey of purchasing managers suggests.
Cameron and Obama struggling to come up with answers
Tigers Woods secures his fourth win of 2013 with a two-shot victory at The Players Championship at Sawgrass.
Former England footballer Sol Campbell investigates why the unemployment rate for young black British men is roughly double that of their white counterparts.
The deadline is looming for CVC Capital Partners and other investors to put forward a fresh bid for online betting exchange Betfair.
An age cap on accessing loans to set up a company should be removed, says the PM's enterprise adviser Lord Young, in a report into business growth.
Stars of the small screen gather for awards
Do ticket exchanges give fans a good deal?
The issue of underweight schoolchildren is being missed because of an "obsession" with tackling obesity, a group of researchers has claimed.
How services are taking over from manufacturing in China
Ferguson send-off was a party 26 years in the making
Nawaz Sharif holds talks with party colleagues on forming a government, as unofficial results suggest they won a clear poll victory.
Olivia Colman wins two Baftas - best supporting actress for Accused and best female in a comedy programme for Twenty Twelve.