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Olympic chiefs announce 23 competitors at the London 2012 Games have failed retrospective doping tests.
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A patent owner wants Apple to suspend Facetime and iMessage chat apps because it claims its technologies have been infringed.
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UK intelligence agencies say they are recruiting more female workers - and are targeting middle-age and "mid-career" women for jobs.
Broadway musical American Psycho, about an investment banker turned serial killer, is to close after poor ticket sales.
Barack Obama becomes the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima, saying the memory of the US 1945 nuclear bombing must never fade.
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
Mobile service provider Three confirms it will block advertising on its network for a day-long trial in June.
Mishal Husain looks at concerns about how the EU referendum could affect those living on Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland.
Young Scots from disadvantaged areas are four times less likely to go to university than those from wealthy backgrounds, researchers find.
Nicola Adams completes her full set of international honours by winning flyweight gold at the AIBA World Championships.
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.
Wales skipper Sam Warburton will miss Sunday's game against England at Twickenham with Dan Lydiate captaining the team.
Stories by children about the perils of reality TV judging, dementia and a bloodthirsty pig are among the winners of this year's 500 Words.
Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as Manchester United manager, on a three-year deal.
David Cameron hits back at claims he is a "closet Brexiteer," insisting he is "passionate" about the UK remaining in the European Union.
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.
The words "Feldenkrais" and "Gesellschaft" make Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the US Spelling Bee, the third tie in a row.