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Some countries are turning their back on nuclear power, but others are pressing ahead with plans for a new generation of reactors.
The digital technology combating job application fraud
About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.
A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.
The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in videos of the beheadings of hostages, is named as Mohammed Emwazi from London.
A fund set up by members of the GAA in Newry, County Down, 19 months ago says it has helped to repatriate the bodies of 60 people who died abroad back to the island of Ireland.
Liverpool are knocked out of the Europa League in the round of 32 as Turkish side Besiktas win a penalty shootout.
Fiorentina knock Tottenham out of the Europa League after second-leg goals from Mario Gomez and Mohamed Salah.
A federal judge in Argentina dismisses accusations that President Cristina Fernandez had covered up alleged Iranian involvement in 1994 a bomb attack.
A Devon councillor who moved to live across the English Channel in France faces calls to resign.
A British soldier serving in Afghanistan has been awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest honour for gallantry in the face of the enemy.
A UK charity boss who abused Kenyan street children he lured to his home is jailed for more than 17 years.
House Speaker John Boehner has refused to say if the House will vote on a Senate bill funding homeland security before a Friday deadline.
A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.
A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998, killing 224 people.
Seven British men who died in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis were "unlawfully killed", the judge in an inquest into their deaths says.
Canada's Supreme Court rejects an appeal to remove the country's citizenship oath, which requires applicants to swear allegiance to the British monarchy.
Suicide bomb attacks kill at least 32 people in northern Nigeria, as the wave of violence from Boko Haram continues.
Ten-man Celtic are knocked out of the Europa League by Inter Milan for whom Fredy Guarin scored a fabulous late goal.
A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.