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A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
It is impossible to fathom why Wales's Ian Woosnam is yet to be inducted in golf's Hall of Fame, writes Iain Carter.
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
An explosion at a fireworks factory in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh kills at least 17 people, police say.
Heathrow cancels about 10% of flights on Tuesday, as strong winds and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK.
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
Christophe de Margerie, the head of the French oil company, Total, has been killed in a crash at Vnukovo airport in Moscow.
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030.
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?
The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites