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Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.
Pupils in London face a growing funding gap, with the school-age population forecast to rise by 12% in five years, suggests a report.
Irishwoman Aisling Brady McCarthy, who spent over two years in jail in the US before a murder charge against her was dropped, returns to Ireland.
The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.
Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"
Disruption to some Eurostar services continues after trespassers on tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France caused major delays overnight.
Remains of a Stone Age campsite that dates back to about 7000BC are unearthed in County Durham.
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.
The director of I, Claudius and other deaths of the past month
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.
The official launch party for Strictly Come Dancing has been held in London, as the contestants reveal what they are looking forward to.
Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.
A former Manchester music teacher facing sex abuse allegations apparently shot himself dead after officers arrived at his US home to arrest him.
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.
A City of London skyscraper, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, wins the Carbuncle Cup, is judged to be the UK's worst new building.
Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.
Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.