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National Australia Bank sells nearly $2bn of bad loans in the UK as part of a strategy to exit an unprofitable business.
Greece's radical left prepares for power
Tiny microbes uncovered by the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition are analysed by scientists to see how they can survive under the seabed.
James Copnall looks at the civil war conflict in South Sudan, a year on.
Trinidad's music pirates are still at large
The tech thwarting shopping's "returnaholics"
The BBC's Sarah Rainsford meets a couple - Irina Shumilova and Alyona Fursova - who have defied prejudice to marry in Russia, where same-sex marriage is still not permitted.
Thousands of government supporters march in Venezuela to protest against sanctions approved by the US Congress last week.
The tennis star Martina Navratilova has married her long-term partner Julia Lemigova in New York.
The Russian central bank announces a huge rise in its key interest rate - to 17% from 10.5% - to try to stem the rouble's fall.
Ross Barkley's strike helps Everton move into the top half of the Premier League with victory over Queens Park Rangers.
Former player and assistant coach Phil Neville says Manchester United are now genuine title contenders.
At least 42 people have been killed and 58 have been injured in General Motors vehicles suffering from an ignition switch defect, the latest report by the claim's administrator reveals.
UKIP has secured a share of more than £1.5m in EU funding normally set aside for parties promoting integration, Newsnight learns.
Former US vice-president defends CIA interrogation programme
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.
Greek's economy faces "irreparable" damage from the ongoing political crisis, the boss of its central bank has warned.
World number one Rory McIlroy calls for a faster version of golf in a bid to attract young players to the sport.
While Daniel Craig has been filming some of the first scenes of the next James Bond adventure Spectre in London cyber hackers have managed to steal and leak an early draft of the film's script.
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.