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Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
The Bank of England has launched an official probe after an automated system that transfers billions of pounds between banks was suspended for much of the day delaying house movers.
Thousands of NHS staff in Wales vote "overwhelmingly" to take strike action in a row over pay, Unison says.
BBC to host day of events focusing on the power of women
Ed Miliband appoints former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team, where he will speak on European issues.
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski takes to Twitter to dismiss transfer speculation linking him with a £10m move to Tottenham.
A man is found guilty of murdering his identical twin in a drunken argument on New Year's Eve.
Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.
A Polish MEP joins the UK Independence Party's Eurosceptic grouping, restoring its status in the European Parliament.
Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
My night’s stay in the Texas Ebola hospital
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the frontline in north-east Syria.
A west Belfast woman who claims republicans were involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse holds talks with First Minister Peter Robinson.
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
Actress Lynda Bellingham spoke to BBC Breakfast in October 2014 about her decision to give up chemotherapy treatment
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
A man who defrauded his grandfather of £20,000 after he persuaded him to let him manage his accounts is jailed for three-and-a-half years.