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A marathon meeting of video game enthusiasts is being staged in Glasgow in a bid to help people with dementia.
North Lanarkshire Council is set to be the first local authority in Scotland to install life-saving defibrillators in its high schools.
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the space shuttles.
Enzymes released by cancerous cells have a protective function and are not one of the 'bad guys', say researchers from the University of East Anglia.
The WHO urges countries with possible cases of novel coronavirus to share information amid concern over patent rights held by commercial labs.
How German football clubs treat their fans differently
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The technology that's transforming gardening
Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
How German football reinvented itself
The US tax official who supervised agents that targeted conservative groups for scrutiny ahead of the 2012 election is placed on leave, officials say.
It is 25 years since the opening of Tate Liverpool - the first Tate gallery established outside London.
The former UK High Commissioner to Belize, who was removed from his post amid claims of sexual misconduct and bullying, tells of his "humiliating" fight to clear his name.
The soldier killed on a London street is named as Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, as two more people are held.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, visiting London's City district, says he sees "signs of tangible improvements" in the UK economy.