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After inmate exodus, what next for Cuba prison?
Bradford City secure an FA Cup fourth-round glamour tie at Chelsea after beating 10-man Millwall in their third-round replay.
A suspended sentence given to a religious studies teacher who had a sex with a pupil may be reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is "unduly lenient".
Fukushima disaster hits Japanese rice wine brewers
Capitalism seems to be growing in North Korea
BBC Director General Tony Hall has warned the future of the corporation is at stake, says David Sillito.
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Google's enhanced translation tool to see if it delivers on its ambitious promises.
Two climbers trying to scale the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park are inching towards the top of the 3,000ft (914m) peak.
The rate at which the global oceans have risen in the past two decades is more significant than previously recognised, say US-based scientists.
Why trainee footballers want to bag Wilfried Bony's old bunk bed
A major highway in Mozambique splits as floods kill 73 people and displace tens of thousands in the country and neighbouring Malawi, officials say.
Stepping up cattle testing is a far more effective bovine TB control strategy than shooting badgers, according to computer modelling work.
Facebook releases an app offering office workers a private alternative to email, challenging Microsoft's Yammer, LinkedIn and others.
A bluffer's guide to smartphone upstart Xiaomi
Spain's top court agrees to hear a paternity claim made against the former King Juan Carlos, by a woman claiming she is his daughter.
At least 10 people have been killed after a bus carrying prisoners lost control on an icy motorway and collided with a train in Texas, officials say.
Anthony Crolla believes he can make a comeback less than six months after being injured in an attack by burglars.
As Ivy League professors complain about higher health insurance deductibles, some wonder whether Obamacare chickens are coming home to roost.
Japan's largest ever military budget is a sign of an increasingly well-equipped army.
Kenyan police say a body found dead in a river earlier this month may not be that of an ICC defence witness, as the fingerprints do not match.