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From backpacks which indicate which way you are turning to a USB charger that gets its power from pedalling
Police say they are investigating complaints relating to a north Belfast festival after claims that an event on Sunday featured "hate speech".
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys have made a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.
The Mexican government has unveiled new measures to prevent migrants from Central America travelling on the roofs of freight trains heading north towards the US.
American officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya that targeted Islamist militia last week and that the US was not consulted.
Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
UKIP members in Thanet South will decide later whether Nigel Farage will be their candidate in the general election.
Evan Davis hears from influential guitarist Wizz Jones and fan Pete Paphides.
High Street banks have reported a rise in savings deposits in July following the launch of New Individual Savings Account rules.
Police forces in England and Wales agree to adopt a government code of conduct on the use of their powers to stop and search members of the public.
Nick Clegg wore traditional India clothing while on a visit to a Sikh temple and community kitchen in Delhi.
Two farmers in Tasmania have found a sheep they believe has been wandering wild and for six years and never been shorn.
The prospective new owner of the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow explains some of his plans for the troubled business.
A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.
A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.
A Cardiff doctor who was isolated for three weeks after treating patients with the Ebola virus in Africa returns to work.
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits £16m striker Mario Balotelli is on his "last chance" after signing from AC Milan.
A doctor from Cardiff talks of her "traumatic" experiences helping Ebola victims in the west African state of Liberia.