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The BBC takes a closer look at the scale of one of the biggest natural disasters in recorded history - the tsunami of 2004
A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing.
Opposition MPs in India protest against Hindu nationalist groups for converting religious minorities to Hinduism.
A man arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man who fell from the Avon Gorge is released on bail, police say.
The Spanish king's sister, Princess Cristina, to face tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's dealings.
A man dies after being shot by police with a Taser during a suspected burglary in Staffordshire.
Firefighters say 35 people have been stranded in an Ayrshire supermarket by floodwater after a river burst its banks.
China is "against all forms of cyber attacks", its foreign minister says in a conversation with John Kerry about the Sony hacking controversy.
A woman dies in a two-vehicle crash on the A74(M) motorway in Dumfriesshire, police say.
Almost £2 million has now been raised for Manchester Dogs' Home after a fire in September that saw 50 animals die.
From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.
Thousands of Welsh people are missing out on services that could help them recover from heart problems.
After releasing a charity single and getting to number five in the charts, the Wealdstone Raider says he is "in dreamland".
Crews leave the scene of a big factory fire in Swansea which was tackled by 68 firefighters at its height.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.
South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world and drugs and gun crime fuel the cycle of violence in the Cape Flats, an area notorious for gangs.
Day 22 of BBC Sport's advent calendar looks back at when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was stopped by a security guard.
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.
More than 1,000 NI Water workers are to begin industrial action on Monday in response to a pensions dispute.