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Can a play teach science and be exciting at the same time?
Will William and Kate shine in Australia and New Zealand?
Nearly 3,000 Brazilian troops have begun occupying one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous shanty towns.
How mango trees tell a story of bloodshed in the centre of Africa
Kits allowing people to test themselves for HIV at home can be bought over the counter in the UK for the first time - but no kits exist yet in Britain.
Cape Town ready to try extradited British suspect
Could live theatre be the best way to engage children's passion for science?
In just three months in 1994, some six million Rwandans were displaced and more than 800,000 were killed.
Errol McGlashan, a repeat offender for 30 years, speaks to the BBC about how he went from prison to the theatre.
Jermain Jackman has been voted the winner of BBC's The Voice and becomes the show's first male winner.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Cardiff need a "miracle" to avoid relegation after they lose to Crystal Palace.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the league table is "fake" after his side reclaim top spot with victory over Stoke.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is to investigate after a hacker posted rogue tweets about Maria Miller on its Twitter account.
A country starts to question its love for the cane
A body which was recovered from Lough Ree in County Westmeath is formally identified as missing County Armagh angler Darryl Burke.
BBC Sport takes a look at why Leicester City have won promotion from the Championship with six games to spare
More than seven million Afghans voted in Saturday's presidential poll, officials say, but there are reports of ballot paper shortages and sporadic violence.
Chris Ashton scores two tries as Saracens secure a 17-15 win over Ulster who have Jared Payne sent off early on.
The retired jockey, the doctor-cum-trainer and the owner who thought only of winning the Midlands Grand National
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says he expects a "close, tough race" with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.