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WW1 fighter pilots who navigated using a school atlas
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.
The BBC has produced a computer game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek', as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.
Male and female civil servants will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to announce.
Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says it was "stupid" to tell people to judge him on his first three months.
Amid growing concern in Muslim communities about the radicalisation of young men and women, one mother from London has been describing how she persuaded her son to return from fighting in Syria.
A Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being pulled away from the Canadian coast after fears of an oil spill.
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.
People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
Who looks the "real deal" and who has been an "effective silent force"? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury.
The first animals to copulate were small fish that lived 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, a study suggests.
Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.
Flowers are laid in tribute to a murder victim whose body was found inside a burning vehicle in Kent early on Saturday.
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
The UK would have "zero influence" if it voted to leave the EU, the outgoing president of the European Commission says.
Public services need their "fair share" of money from economic growth if they are to continue to be affordable in the future, the health minister says.