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Shares in Asia were trading in negative territory on Friday after a mixed jobs report from the US, described by analysts as "solid but far from great".
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.
High-speed video reveals how insects take to the air
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
The Indian government is not publishing the results of a vast national survey of the health of the country's citizens.
James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.
Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach
Mystery surrounds India health survey
Yianna Sorou runs a fishmonger's at a market in Aegina, a popular holiday destination among Greeks.
The High Court in Edinburgh is due to hear legal arguments from the families of victims of the Lockerbie bombing.
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot
Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.
Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.
What are the issues that pose the greatest danger to the global economy this year? asks Andrew Walker.
How Africa's games makers plan to make it big