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Bar beauty from the inter-war years - now listed
Can all-women police stations help curb gender crime?
How far can broadcast journalists go in live coverage of terrorist incidents when their reports might influence the course of events or even endanger lives?
The BBC's Frank Gardner reports on the implications of Turkey's intention to close its border with Syria.
Why a 'quota' for female medical students is causing controversy
Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests.
The US imposes sanctions on four alleged members of Colombia's Farc rebel group based in Switzerland, accusing them of drug trafficking.
The port city selling migrants what they need to go to sea
What was One Direction's biggest hit?
The corner of England 'like the end of the Earth'
Why do some people refer to themselves in the third person?
How do you report on your colleagues' death? What about your local rivals? The BBC goes inside one local station reporting on the story closest to home
Lerato Mbele visits a tea farm to find out why Kenya is the world's largest exporter of the beverage.
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
Britain's biggest satellite operator, Inmarsat, awaits the launch of the spacecraft that will complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.
The writer and environmentalist George Monbiot cooks dead squirrel in the Newsnight studio as he discusses the outraged reaction he got on social media after revealing he had cooked and eaten a "road kill" squirrel.
Facebook boast a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.
The BBC looks at the lives of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, now living in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.
In a speech in new Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, US President Barack Obama describes the storm as a natural disaster that "became a man-made disaster".
Police in Austria work through the night to establish how many people died in a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian border.