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English National Ballet are to move to a new "state of the art" home in east London in 2018, its artistic director announces.
Campaign group Action on Sugar welcomes Tesco's commitment to reduce added sugars by 5% per year in all their own-label soft drinks.
Portugal's opposition vows to wind back austerity
More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.
What is known about the structure of Islamic State
What a top Russian official said about how women age
Turkey's liberal west gears up for election
Jonathan Head has spent six months investigating the trafficking of humans in Thailand.
The DuPont Underground in Washington pitches a new way to experience art underground but will the project get off the ground? The BBC's Olivia Crellin reports.
Sun, surf... and grenades in Mogadishu
The full story - will a death in the family make Buba go to rehab?
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
The family of F1 driver Jules Bianchi are still hoping for miracle but admit the situation has become "stagnant".
John Simpson examines the successes of Islamic State and the consequences for those affected and the wider region.
Baltimore's top prosecutor announces revised charges, but the most serious charges - including second-degree murder - remain.
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.
Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
BBC News catches up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna.
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.
The head of the Boy Scouts of America says defiant chapters and possible legal challenges should give organisation pause.