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Cancer Research UK is investing £15m in its research hubs in Oxford, Cambridge and Manchester.
Fans at the Glastonbury festival get ready for the first day of music on the main stages - and hope the weather does not dampen spirits.
Iranians love luxury goods - and there could be a new market there for the big international brands.
The idea of an inherent conflict between law and religion is a very modern one, says Ed Stourton.
Why some people are burning cash - literally
Nepal mountain bikers turn rescuers
Can a game explain the crisis facing Greece?
What was removed from Naomi Campbell's Wikipedia entry?
The 1970s transgender pioneer who fought to play and won
Tom Burridge visits the bridge in Luhansk that connects rebel-held territory with the rest of the country.
Brazilian senators are in Venezuela to try to promote dialogue, a week after a rival Brazilian team was allegedly attacked by government supporters.
Five years on, President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has survived another challenge. So what's the story so far?
The US sportswear firm Nike reports a 24% increase in profit as it sells more high-end shoes and clothes.
The distinguished broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, has been on a visit to the White House at the personal invitation of President Obama.
More than one body is discovered during a search for one of the Disappeared, Joe Lynskey, in the Republic of Ireland.
Pakistan says it will pursue more information from the British government over claims a major political party was funded by the Indian government.
A Spanish-language US television network cuts ties with businessman Donald Trump because of disparaging remarks he made about Mexicans.
A woman goes on trial in northern France accused of killing eight of her newborn babies.
A father and two sons are charged with murder after a fire that killed two teenagers and a baby in Derbyshire.
Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, has died in California at the age of 93.