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The Scot who helped establish America's national parks is to be honoured at the opening of a long distance path which bears his name.
Jeremy Paxman closes Wednesday's edition of Newsnight with a performance by two young Irish dancing champions.
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Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
Frank Gardner on whether London still appeals to Arab dissidents
Nicky Jacobs - the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock during riots in London in 1985 - talks to BBC Newsnight.
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A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
Gareth Bale scores a brilliant late goal as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building.
Roberto Martinez hints that the pressure of securing a top-four place affected Everton as they lost to Crystal Palace.
Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side were still thinking about defeat at Liverpool as they were held by Sunderland.
Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
UB40 has denied causing a fan's ears to bleed at a gig in Cambridge on Monday.
Alex Scott's goal ensures FA Cup holders Arsenal opened their Women's Super League season with a 1-1 draw at Notts County.
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank off the coast of South Korea.
Manchester City's Premier League title hopes are dealt a blow after they are held to a draw by bottom side Sunderland.