Dallas Seavey wins the Iditarod, the 1,000 mile (1,600km) annual sled dog race across the US state of Alaska, for the second time.
Canadians get tax breaks for helping build a land bridge so endangered moose can reproduce more easily.
The Kenyan government says it will destroy thousands of foreign cars that don't meet strict import rules.
A VIP mobile phone number sells for more than two million dollars at an auction in Abu Dhabi.
The rise of Genghis Khan and the huge Mongol Empire in the early 13th century may have been helped by good weather, scientists suggest.
Environmentalists in Chile create a "glacier nation" to encourage the protection of precious water reserves.
Deserted Spanish villages, some of them centuries old, can now be acquired free or bought very cheaply.
The Turkish authorities consider fines for people "promoting" alcohol and drinking online.
Italy's culture minister expresses outrage over an advertisement by a US weapons firm showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle.
Why some people prefer a monocle to a pair of glasses
How David Cameron found himself lampooned on Twitter
How Ellen's selfie became a religious message
Life as a penguin keeper in New Zealand
The strange tale of the wonky road markings
Is is fair to compare modern and historical Olympic medal hauls?
Forest scent can limit impact of climate change, scientists say
Kenya's battle to end an old trade on Lake Victoria
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- Rapper Green on drink-driving charge
- Shanghai teachers flown in for maths
- This Is England 90 'to be best yet'
- PC sentenced for shoplifter punch
- Clashes as Turkish boy dies in coma
- New-look iPlayer unveiled by BBC
- Mental health cuts 'risk lives'
- Payday lenders face debt probe
- Labour outlines EU referendum policy