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Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.
The Metropolitan Police has agreed to reveal whether two men had relationships with women while working as undercover police officers.
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
The writer who had a lump of granite stuck in his head
Saving lives on the front line in the battle with Ebola
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.
As a theatrical version of one of her books arrives in the West End, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been talking to the BBC about the responsibilities of being a writer for children.
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
Police investigating the murder of a man in Greenock want to trace a silver car seen in the street where he attended a party.
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access to a recently discovered tunnel.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry take part in several sporting activities during a visit to the 2014 Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow.