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The island hoping to become the greenest in the world
The 'log lady' and and other notable losses
How the suffragettes fought back using martial arts
Comedian Daniel O'Reilly, known as Dapper Laughs, has been speaking to Stephen Nolan.
The way the Church of England responded to sex offence allegations made against a former bishop 22 years ago is to be the subject of an independent review.
The number of shark attacks in New South Wales have been particularly high this year.
A new body to plan infrastructure projects will be chaired by the former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis, the chancellor is to announce.
Islamic State militants have blown up the Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, officials and activists say.
The World Bank says that for the first time less than 10% of the world's population will be living in extreme poverty by the end of 2015.
Ministers should not delay unpopular cuts to pensioners' benefits as many of them might "not be around" by the next election, says a think tank director.
One firm in India is now using urine and dung from cows as unusual ingredients in its range of skin products and household items.
Why many companies and large organisations are really bad at spotting when cybercriminals break in to their networks.
The many ways chilli peppers may be good for you
Portugal's governing centre-right coalition wins a general election that has been widely seen as a referendum on four years of austerity.
India and Pakistan's leaders may both want to settle their countries' differences - but there's little sign of them being able to do so, says Owen Bennett-Jones.
A Conservative move to make ex-Labour Transport Secretary Lord Adonis head of a taskforce on infrastructure leads several papers, while others worry about England's new charge on plastic bags.
Biologist Dr Pennie Lindeque from Plymouth Marine Laboratory explains how plastics in the marine environment get into the food chain.
Evidence and artefacts from some of the most notorious crimes ever committed are going on public display for the first time.
A Spitfire which crashed in a Cambridgeshire village while on a routine training exercise during World War Two is being dug up by archaeologists.
A flawed recruitment policy and the loss of top talent contributed to Brendan Rodgers's Liverpool exit, writes Phil McNulty.