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A Greek court suspends a government order to close state broadcaster ERT - a move that triggered mass protests - meaning transmission can resume.
How Yemen's Houthis defied years of war and repression
Critics question plans for 12 new skyscrapers
Kinky Boots inspiration comes out of the shadows
Six ways the new EU-US trade deal might affect you
A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat.
A study from the University of Oxford reveals widespread cruelty and exploitation in the treatment of child actors in Elizabethan theatres.
Is it true that a child dies of hunger every 10 seconds?
Penelope Keith is returning to television to play Mr Darcy's aunt for the BBC, she will play Lady Catherine de Bourgh in Death Comes to Pemberley.
The vivid hues astronomers use to bring the cosmos to life
Why India's opposition is in disarray
Sharp puts a record-sized TV on sale in Europe, but its 1080p resolution means owners will need a relatively large room to be able to watch it.
The elite Afghan forces taking over from Nato
What has happened to Thailand's many missing children?
Mobile payments changed lives - but it is only the beginning
Digital artists Adam Gray and Sam Fuchs spend hours searching the internet for iconic images, which they then use to create huge collages of the online world.
Governments worldwide should clamp down on tax evasion by automatically sharing tax information, a report to the G8 by the OECD says.
Art collector Charles Saatchi says images of him grasping his wife Nigella Lawson by the neck show "a playful tiff" during "an intense debate".
Iran is ready to show more transparency on its nuclear programme, but will not halt its uranium enrichment, says President-elect Rouhani.
The EU and US announce plans for what could be "the biggest bilateral trade deal in history", aimed at boosting exports and driving growth.