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The winner of 2013 Turner Prize will be announced at an awards ceremony in Derry later.
Popular film director Zhang Yimou confirms he has three children with his wife, in violation of China's strict one-child policy.
Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, which could be risky for children, researchers warn.
A new team of chemical weapons inspectors begins work in Syria on Monday, made up of civilians who have never worked inside an an active war zone.
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Police in the Indian state of Goa question the editor of a top news magazine over sexual assault allegations after a court remanded him in custody.
At least seven people have died and two are badly injured after fire swept through a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the Italian town of Prato.
Thousands of protesters refuse to leave the centre of Kiev as Ukraine's government prepares to talk to opposition leaders over a controversial EU deal.
The leader of Thailand's protests calls for a strike on Monday and gives the prime minister a two-day deadline to resign.
A ninth body is found in the wreckage of a Glasgow pub that was destroyed by a police helicopter, while a fifth victim is identified.
US Vice-President Joe Biden is heading for East Asia, amid high tensions in the region over China's newly-declared air defence identification zone (ADIZ).
Saab will restart production on Monday as the firm's new owners look to get the carmaker back on track, two years after it went bankrupt.
Uncertain future for Nepalese family of murdered servant
Many Colombians still adore murdered underworld boss Escobar despite his many crimes.
Police in England and Wales should be more proactive, rather than reactive, in their efforts to prevent rapes, a senior officer says.
Gul Zaman went to court, but others are turning to the militants
Why people are lousy at picking passwords
How competitive is the race for best picture?
Fifteen rising music artists are named on the longlist for the BBC Sound of 2014, which showcases some of the brightest new acts for the year ahead.
Will e-publishing help Africa discover the joy of reading?