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Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.
The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.
Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.
A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.
A year after the last Remploy factory closed, Nikki Fox looks at what has happened to former workers - and what options are available to them
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
Counting begins in the election of a new Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
Government ministers seek advice as "a matter of urgency" from auditors who blocked a £330,000 pay-off for Wales' highest paid council chief.
Three men who challenged their extended sentences for preparing terrorism offences lose their appeals.
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
Two people have died after a car crash near Wrexham on Thursday night.