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When China's war with Japan ended in 1945, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes' great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to British citizens trapped there in World War Two.
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.
Motorola is to release two second-generation models of its Moto 360 smartwatch, one of which will contain a GPS chip.
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte and ex-chief executive Charles Green charged with conspiracy and involvement in serious organised crime.
Former Wales striker John Hartson on what has taken Chris Coleman's team to the brink of qualifying for Euro 2016.
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.
Idris Elba has responded to comments from the latest Bond author, that he is "too street" to play 007.
A sexual health centre in London mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses admit.
The Information Commissioner is warning about a lack of control over websites gathering and sharing children's personal data
Manchester United keeper David De Gea is "focused" on playing after his Real Madrid move collapsed, says team-mate Juan Mata.
US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.
Planned rules for campaigning in the UK's in-out EU referendum are to be changed, the government says, amid concerns from Eurosceptic MPs.
What is the government's thinking behind its latest concessions over the EU referendum?
Briton Chris Froome's hopes of winning the Vuelta a Espana look to be over after he crashes during stage 11.
West Bromwich Albion will hold talks with frustrated striker Saido Berahino after Tottenham's failed deadline-day bid to sign him.
Newsnight's Duncan Weldon considers what happens to inflation if globalisation itself slows down.
A US judge refuses to drop charges for six police officers charged over the death of a black man in police custody, a case that sparked rioting in Baltimore in April.
The BBC's Jenny Hill speaks to a family from Syria who have travelled through five countries to flee the civil war there.