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The number of women becoming nuns in the UK is rising. Caroline Wyatt asks why.
Blind pole vaulter Charlotte Brown clears 3.5 metres to win a bronze medal at the Texas state high school championships.
James Bond fans lined the River Thames to watch 007 stunts being filmed in London.
A lion in a zoo in China's Shandong province is shot dead after it kills one of its keepers and escapes its enclosure.
Exhibition of photographs by students at the London College of Communication.
The Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedy led to calls for greater screening for psychiatric disorders at work. But what is screening and is it the best response?
Has the fight gone out of India 'fightback' sisters?
How do you create a single moment of joy in someone's life?
Hundreds of protesters have camped outside the government building in Macedonia's capital, Skopje, following an anti-government rally earlier in the day.
The Queen will be among the first to visit the gardens on display at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Europe's proposed laws on "conflict minerals" will fail to have any impact on trade in raw materials, claim rights groups.
BBC's long-serving Malawi correspondent Raphael Tenthani has been killed in a car accident, his family says.
Fourteen-year old Hadiqa Bashir has taken on the challenge of trying to change hearts and minds in the fight against child marriage in Pakistan.
Thousands of disabled adults across England are being sexually abused, figures obtained by the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest. This is the story of one victim, Charlotte.
Nearly 5,000 incidents of sexual abuse against disabled adults were reported in England in two years, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme learns.
A Saudi-led coalition resumes its air strikes against Yemen's rebels after the end of a ceasefire, Yemeni military officials and witnesses say.
How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire
How rape and arson allegations kicked off a propaganda campaign
The driver of the train that crashed in Philadelphia is known as an engineer in the US. Why?
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.