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Ice skating in Havana's waterfront
Rare access - an Indian high court at work
How a US hiking tradition helped hide a fugitive
Tourism operators in earthquake-hit Nepal seek guidance from international experts on which areas can be declared safe for trekking and mountaineering.
Tackling inequality is key to tackling crime, according to Scotland's most senior police officer.
Scientists have come up with a new way of preserving samples of ice from mountain glaciers. They are creating an ice vault in the coldest place on Earth - Antarctica.
The number of arrests made by Baltimore police in May has plummeted as shootings and homicides have dramatically increased.
A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.
UK nations have some of the biggest skills gaps between young people who are not in education, employment or training and those in work, suggests a study.
The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is named the League Managers' Association manager of the year.
BBC News hears how an exhibition is highlighting Lebanon's ethnic diversity to address racism.
Will Turkey's infrastructure projects, such as this high-speed train, prove to be a vote-winner for the governing AK Party?
Children and adults alike have been flocking to Taiwan's increasing number of themed restaurants, including one where almost every item of food and much of the decor feature Hello Kitty's iconic face.
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England is expected to be announced in the Queen's Speech.
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says head teachers of coasting schools should be replaced.
The extension to Mrs Thatcher's Right to Buy scheme - controversial at the time - promises to be one of the first big controversies of the new Conservative government.
The new Conservative government is set to detail 'significant changes' to the way unions can call a strike in the Queen's Speech. The BBC's John Moylan looks at what the changes mean.
Usain Bolt wins his first race of the year in Europe, but fails to break 20 seconds in the 200m at the Golden Spike meet.
A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.