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Big tech firms, and in particular Facebook, are under pressure to become more active in the battle against terrorism. But what are their current arrangements?
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the 'Diva of Music' in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".
Powers to exclude some British fighters returning from Syria and Iraq was an "announcement waiting for a policy", the independent reviewer of terrorism says.
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer has made five changes to his starting XV to face Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
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England win the toss and bowl first against Sri Lanka after a rain delayed start in Colombo.
Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.
Man City captain Vincent Kompany says Sergio Aguero is a "special" player after his hat-trick secures a 3-2 win over Bayern Munich.
Do the sets designed by Lego discourage imagination?
A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.
Sneijder unsettled at Galatasaray, Cech set to wait for move, Herrera and Evans edge close to fitness, Hull keen on Lennon, plus more.
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.