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A look at efforts in Java to bring the ancient Indonesian art of shadow puppet theatre alive.
How David Cameron found himself lampooned on Twitter
The BBC's Christian Fraser has gained rare access to the Ukrainian fleet stranded in the Crimean port of Sevastopol, surrounded by Russian forces.
The British soldier who died at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan on Wednesday is named by the Ministry of Defence as Sapper Adam Moralee.
Joe Root will miss England's Twenty20 matches against West Indies after breaking his thumb during Wednesday's one-day victory.
The EU and US join Ukraine in condemning as "illegal" a referendum in Crimea on joining Russia, and issue new threats over ties with Moscow.
A political spat breaks out after a Plaid Cymru MP questions how Sam Warburton could captain the Wales rugby team if he considered himself British.
Listeners discuss BBC Three's future with director of BBC TV Danny Cohen after it is confirmed the station will be moved online.
It will take the US two years and billions of dollars to overcome the harm done by the Snowden leaks, the top-ranking US military officer says.
Policing stands damaged after the findings of a review into the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
There are angry exchanges between the DUP and the chief constable over the issue of On the Runs at the policing board.
The Scottish government criticises the Ministry of Defence for not alerting it to a radiation problem at the Dounreay nuclear submarine test reactor.
Cuba accepts an EU invitation to launch negotiations aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the European bloc.
The councillor who wanted to ban Scottish government ministers from Aberdeen buildings personally intervened to block visits, BBC Scotland learns.
Egypt's FA suspends Salah Amin after accusing him of gesturing in support of the country's military chief.
Four Nigerian men receive 20 lashes each after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicts them of gay sex, officials say.
David Cameron promises to "stand up" for the people of Ukraine, as the EU agrees to take measures against Russia.
Ukrainian Paralympians may boycott the Sochi Games and fear for their country, says their Paralympic Committee president.
Obama keen to prevent escalation over Ukraine, says Mark Mardell
The closure of BBC Three explained