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Houston Rap chronicles the rise of a unique hip hop sound and the troubled but proud inner city communities the rappers come from.
Figures suggesting £13.2bn was written off by the government in 2011 due to fraud, errors and legal claims are "staggering", says a committee of MPs.
Rent arrears are becoming the fastest-growing debt problem in the UK, according to the Money Advice Trust.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants to be paired with Didier Drogba's Galatasaray side in the Champions League last 16.
Police in Ukraine have abandoned attempts to clear anti-government protesters from the capital Kiev.
A session of the Georgian parliament has descended into a brawl over a "gesture" allegedly made by one member.
Dense fog clears from London's Heathrow Airport after causing at least 200 flight cancellations but passengers are continuing to face delays.
Arsenal qualify for the Champions League knockout stages as Group F runners-up despite losing 2-0 at Napoli.
A woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel wins her Supreme Court challenge.
Chelsea top Champions League Group E as Demba Ba scores the only goal in a comfortable win over Steaua Bucharest.
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined $100m by US regulators for violating US sanctions against Iran, Sudan, Burma, and Cuba.
As Spotify announces plans to let mobile and tablet users stream music for free, co-founder Daniel Ek says he is not worried about competition.
The parents of a dead US marine whose body was returned from Greece missing its heart sue the US Department of Defense and the Greek government.
Former prime minister John Major says the task of building a normal society in Northern Ireland "is a work in progress".
Celtic equal their heaviest European defeat in their Group H loss to Barcelona as forward Neymar hits a hat-trick.
The autobiography from actor David Jason, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai's story of being shot by the Taliban and David Walliams' latest children's book are winners at the Specsavers National Book Awards
The UN children's charity, Unicef, says 230m children worldwide have not had their births registered, making them vulnerable to neglect or abuse.
The US and UK suspend "non-lethal assistance" to rebels in northern Syria - but not humanitarian aid - after an Islamist alliance seizes FSA bases.
Mexico's Senate approves a measure to open the state-run oil fields to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.
Newspaper editors Rebekah Brooks and Piers Morgan exchanged banter at a dinner party about hacking each other's messages, a court hears.