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Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
A dog is shot through the skull with a bolt from a crossbow which "narrowly" missed his brain and eyes.
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross has taken place in west London.
More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.
Staff working at the Caterham F1 team site in Oxfordshire have been locked out of the firm's premises, the administrator confirms to the BBC.
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct for comments he made following defeat by Chelsea on Saturday.
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
A man who was escorted from the House of Commons after allegedly throwing a bag of marbles during Prime Minister's Questions is to appear in court.
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering his brother at their mother's home in Govan, Glasgow
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".