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A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".
Researchers have revealed that the Earth's magnetic field is 550 million years older than previously believed.
The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.
Spammers are exploiting the Ashley Madison hack by posting links that offer stolen data but lead to booby-trapped web pages and scams.
A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.
An investigation has begun after 44 cats were poisoned on two neighbouring streets in Boston in Lincolnshire in the last two years.
Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled on the site of an old aluminium factory in North Wales, UK.
What was Prince George's £18,000 birthday present?
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
A judge orders Greenpeace protestors to pay $2,500 (£1,600) for every hour they block an icebreaker from departing Portland, Oregon.
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.
Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
The Communication Workers Union backs left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn in Labour's leadership contest, saying the "grip of the Blairites" on the party must be "loosened once and for all".