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A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer
Formula 1 team Caterham pledge to compete in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix despite bailiffs visiting their base.
The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.
The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, has resigned following several high-profile security lapses.
The family of a missing schoolgirl who is thought to have gone to Syria, possibly to join Islamist fighters, say they are heartbroken and just want her home.
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
A senior officer policing Hillsborough at the time of the 1989 disaster says "a substantial minority" of fans had "too much to drink" before entering the ground.
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time.
Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.
Alan Pardew can handle the pressure at Newcastle despite calls for him to leave the club, say two former team-mates.