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How 26 miles of precision engineered tunnels are created through London's erratic geology
Liao Yiwu was imprisoned because of poetry inspired by the Tiananmen Square protests
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Can Romania afford to fund religion and build new churches with its economy in decline?
Payday loans are becoming more popular across the world but are they saviour or sinner?
It wasn't until 1974 that American Vogue put a black model on its cover for the first time
How Dick Tracy and Wonder Woman have starring roles in the latest lie detecting technology
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Latest on the US embassy threats and we hear from Calcutta on violence against women.
Canadian Raymond Lafontaine fought the fire which killed three members of his family
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US asks citizens to leave Yemen; Watergate reporter on Washington Post sale; snake deaths
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Jeff Bezos, founder of the online retailer has snapped up the newspaper for $250 million.
We speak to Westerners in Yemen and Yemenis to ask them what's going on in the country.
How do you stop online abuse and bring perpetrators of criminal activity to justice?
Militia leader Salem al Derby at peace in his garden; leopards stalk the Yemen/Oman border
Yemen angered over US embassy closure; Rouhani talks nuclear; website suicide blame
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Vast mineral wealth on the ocean floor could transform the economy of the Cook Islands
Why some settlers insist 'this is our land'; how one man reinvented an island's industry
Wednesday 7 August 2013