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A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of sperm - starts work in Birmingham.
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.
A son pays tribute to his father who died along with two others after getting into difficulty off a beach in Cornwall.
The US Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce the end of its "quantitative easing" policy this week. Has it worked? Or has it set the scene for another financial crisis?
Television news ethics come under fire in Jake Gyllenhaal's latest film, Nightcrawler.
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads
Manager Manuel Pellegrini is "worried" by Manchester City's form ahead of Sunday's derby against Manchester United.
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process?
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he is confident in his ability after knocking Manchester City out of the League Cup.
On the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali v George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire, BBC Sport speaks to those who were there.
Papers seen by the BBC suggest cuts to the Employment and Support Allowance are being contemplated but ministers say it is not policy.
The RUC Special Branch withheld some intelligence information from detectives trying to catch those responsible for the Omagh bombing, a report has found.
The developer forced to leave her home due to threats
Dual-code great Jason Robinson believes "there is no doubt" Bath-bound convert Sam Burgess "will play a massive part for England".
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand is suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 by the FA for comments he made on Twitter.
Surrey Police apologises to the family of two women for returning guns to a man convicted of murdering them at a puppy farm near Farnham.
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.