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Why Lord of the Flies holds true 60 years on
The freedivers risking their lives to swim with whales
BBC Click looks at a new laser projector that promises to deliver brighter and clearer pictures.
How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?
Boss Arsene Wenger says Arsenal must "be patient" with Danny Welbeck after his costly miss at Borussia Dortmund.
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.
The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
Two men die after a helicopter crashes off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire.
Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.
Find out which football matchday songs make the 'Top Of The Kop' charts, as voted for by BBC Sport users.
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.
Armed robbers steal the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro's crucifix, even though one of the gang recognised him and apologised.
There are grave predictions of a shortage of olive oil. But once the UK didn't consume much at all.