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US space agency Nasa has released a movie showing Earth and the Moon moving through space together.
Russian President Vladimir Putin tells his military leadership they should build up their forces in the Arctic as a priority.
Actor and comedian Marcus Brigstocke asks why we need to wait until January to "get up off our lazy bums" and change our ways.
The roads, parks, bus stops and bars named after the late leader
Dr James Farrell from the University of Utah discusses the supervolcano that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park in the US.
While some politicians play it safe with their Christmas cards, Godfrey Bloom nods to his notorious 'slut' comment about women cleaning behind the fridge for his festive greeting.
Thick fog in southern England is causing travel disruption, including more than 70 flight cancellations at London's Heathrow and City airports.
Lloyds Banking Group fined £28m for "serious failings" in relation to bonus schemes for sales staff.
A Dutch couple freed after six months in captivity in Yemen say they were "treated very well" by their kidnappers, a day after being released.
Alan Bennett's play The History Boys has been named the nation's favourite, in a poll commissioned by the English Touring Theatre.
Manchester United stars of the past are expected to attend the funeral of former club captain Bill Foulkes, who survived the 1958 Munich air crash.
Two signed Damien Hirst art works worth £33,000 are stolen from a London gallery.
A medical director defends a hospital's liver service after a review of one surgeon's treatment showed there had been eight "avoidable deaths".
West Antarctica continues to lose ice to the ocean and this loss appears to be accelerating, according to new data from Europe's Cryosat spacecraft.
Riot police have moved in on a large protest camp in the centre of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, tearing down barricades and clashing with demonstrators.
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior says England must "come out fighting" and not "sulk" if they are to turn around the Ashes series.
Plans to downgrade the A&E department in one of the three general hospitals in north Wales are being considered, BBC Wales has learned.
A County Londonderry man is crushed between two cars and seriously injured as he confronted thieves who were trying to break into his lorry.
An aerial view of Norfolk coast
India's Supreme Court overturns a 2009 ruling and upholds a law criminalising gay sex, in a move seen as a major blow to gay rights.