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At the White House, President Barack Obama spoke about the anger he felt as a young man growing up without his father.
When mentally ill people were treated with an 'uplifting view'
A California law that bans drivers from talking on mobile phones without a hands-free device does not bar them looking at map apps, a court rules.
Spain's famous Altamira caves with their ice-age paintings have briefly opened to the public, for the first time in 12 years.
Security forces in Venezuela use tear gas to break up a student demonstration that ended in clashes in the capital, Caracas.
A number of civil groups in Ukraine are trying to investigate the latest violence separately from government prosecutors.
How Indian food has brought the social care sector together
The price of farmland in Scotland remains steady, despite heavy flooding during the latter part of 2013, surveyors report.
Thousands of free ferry tickets are being given away in a new initiative to encourage people to visit Scotland's islands.
US President Barack Obama calls for a national campaign to improve opportunities for black and Hispanic boys and young men.
India's latest economic growth figures are expected to reach a near decade-low, but what does the slowdown mean for ordinary people?
Japanese consumers are on a spending spree ahead of a sales tax hike, and companies are increasing production to meet growing demand.
The people who eat pizza every day
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's favourite teacher used to beat him, he tells the Times Educational Supplement.
A 62-year-old man questioned about the theft of police documents is a former senior investigator with the Historical Inquiries Team (HET).
Agatha Christie's most successful book and two of her lesser-known sleuths are to be brought to the screen as part of a series of BBC programmes marking the 125th anniversary of her birth.
Could developing countries' laws fix climate change?
The Ukrainian plot to block protesters’ bio-loos
Actress Sheridan Smith is to play journalist Lisa Lynch in a BBC adaptation of The C-Word, the book which chronicled her fight with cancer.
A strange encounter with Meredith Kercher's convicted killer