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The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit
Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed.
The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants
Key moments from Nick Griffin's years leading the BNP
Defeat by India increases the pressure on England captain Alastair Cook, but he remains the only man for the job, says Jonathan Agnew.
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.
Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.
Authorities have yet to determine a cause of death for Eric Garner after he succumbed during an arrest in New York City.
Johns Hopkins Hospital agrees to pay $190m to thousands of women who joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist secretly recorded them.
At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say.
Golfer Rory McIlroy returned to Northern Ireland on Monday afternoon clutching the coveted Claret Jug.
Singer Susan Boyle has visited children in a hospital in Glasgow, taking a taste of the Commonwealth Games with her as she carried the Queen's Baton.
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, Sophie Raworth takes a look at some of the venues and which athletes to look out for.
Chris Buckler reports from Hollywood Golf Club in County Down in Northern Ireland, where Open Championship winner Rory McIlroy started playing the sport.
The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attacks "anti-Semitic" violence that broke out during a protest against Israel's action in Gaza.