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A pastor from a Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian visit to North Korea, an official from his church says.
Charter flights are to be introduced between Beijing and Birmingham over the summer, with a push to brand the destination as "Shakespeare's airport".
Comedian Ted Robbins says he is lucky to be alive after his collapse during a stage show.
What measures will be needed for the UK to meet Nato targets for defence, writes Prof Malcolm Chalmers, of security think tank the Royal United Services Institute.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress is a strategic moment for Tehran, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
A mechanic, a merchant and an artist tell of struggle in Yemen
Janis Joplin's guitarist and other notable losses
The founder member of al-Qaeda who worked for MI6
Delhi bus rapist says victim shouldn't have fought back
Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.
Venezuela orders the United States to cut more than 80 staff from its diplomatic mission in the next two weeks.
"Attractive" jihadist fighters can be "eye candy" to lure in British Muslim girls, a woman who was radicalised online tells BBC Newsnight.
A tunnel on Coventry's notorious ring road is to be transformed into a nightclub as part of a three-day motoring festival.
The UK's next national security strategy will be prepared in an "unnecessary rush", a committee of MPs and peers says.
The BBC's Katty Kay spends a few days back in London and realises just how much the British misunderstand America
More than 400 homes have gone up in a flames in a shanty town in the Philippine capital of Manila.
Anna Durytska, the Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, is flying home after being questioned by police in Moscow.
MSPs on Holyrood's justice committee are to begin taking evidence on new legislation to tackle human trafficking in Scotland.
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.
Rory Cellan-Jones meets the chief executive of Sony and wonders if it is time the firm should prepare for an exit from the smartphone market.