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Printing out and making a canal house in Amsterdam
In January 1965 Britain held a state funeral for the man who led it through World War Two.
Most sanctions against Burma will be dropped. And we ask if technology is moving too fast.
Why technology giant Apple's biggest challenge is to keep growth rates up
Andrew Sullivan, founder of leading blog The Dish, on making a living in the blogosphere
How culpable are western companies for the collapsed factory in Bangladesh?
The Bank of England announced that Winston Churchill is to be on the new five pound note.
"I was really happy being a movie star, that's a nice job" Steve Martin
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
Singing is a way of bringing people together, expressing joy or sadness. Why do we sing?
We find out who's getting Canada's Liberals excited; and the Sami people of Norway.
The alien mountains, canyons and craters that inspire scientists and writers
The app that lets people discover how closely they are related in Iceland
A university in exile in Lithuania; why dreadlocks aren't always appreciated in Jamaica
What happens when you lose the ability to smell and taste?
DNA - its discovery and how the double helix has shaped biological science since
Underseasoned truffles in Libya; a gourmet revolution for the British military.
Illness at work - and the implications it has for workers around the world
One of India's most famous monks who influenced Gandhi and Nehru
The surprising tough and ecological building substance that could reshape our world
The story of the student who uncovered a mistake in a famous economic paper
Matthew Bannister speaks to Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngosi Adichie.
The TV anchor who lost an arm and a leg in a bomb attack in Lebanon
The woman who campaigned to get landmines banned
A survivor recalls the end of the Waco siege in Texas in which over 70 people died in 1993
A Grozny-born journalist on her career in Moscow at the height of the Chechen war
Stories on rebels in Syria and Jordan; Bhutan's violence; Israeli mores and Jamaican hair
What's the human cost of taking the axe to public spending?
A survivor of the return to Year Zero in Cambodia, plus a WWI flyer, and 70 years of LSD.
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
What we can learn about the new Pope from St Francis
How has Alexandria changed since Egypt's revolution of 2011?
Peter Day presents a debate about disrupting big finance at the annual Skoll World Forum.
How the Belarus opposition has found a way of making it’s voice heard.
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
The Moroccan international Abdeslam Ouaddou talks about his unhappy time in Qatar.
Boylston Street reopens after the Marathon bombings
What role did social media play in the Boston bombings and manhunt?
A review of the week with the latest news.
North Korea to indict US citizen; 9/11 wreckage found in NY; Iceland general election
The top commodity trading companies made $250bn in the last decade - how did they do it?
Ethiopia's emperor visited Jamaica - the birthplace of the Rastafarian movement - in 1966
Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs on the secrets of the bank's success
The acclaimed musician who became a symbol of Catalan resistance to General Franco
Facebook chief, Sheryl Sandberg, on what women can do to succeed in work and life
Thirty years ago newspapers spent millions on what they thought were Hitler's diaries
The US government is planning a shift in the way it pays for food aid. Who will it help?
How the boxing champion's refusal to go to Vietnam made him a hero to 1960s radicals
How a liquid detergent became a unit of currency in the dirty world of drug dealing
In April 1959 Dame Margot Fonteyn was part of a bizarre plot against Panama's government.
Christine Lagarde outlines the challenges of global economic recovery
The US debate on offering citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants
Cyprus is enduring a financial and economic meltdown. Who and what will save Cyprus?
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Intense fighting in northern Nigeria, & Syrian government troops seize Jdaidet al-Fadl.
The Canadian government have foiled an ‘al-Qaeda linked’ terror attack on a train.
France has approved a bill to allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt children.
We hear from Spain, France and Germany on the latest economic figures in Europe.
We hear from Spain, Germany and the UK on the latest European economic figures
Why is the use of chemical weapons a 'red line' for American intervention in Syria?
We look at the relationship between national identity and sporting identity.
Why divide ourselves into two camps - is what separates us stronger than what unites us?
Why are we so fascinated by gold?
Lead scorer power calculated; and, maths problems raised in the Kercher murder case
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
How the boxer refused to fight in Vietnam, plus a coup in Panama and Selassie in Jamaica.
Nigeria clashes; Eric Schmidt on North Korea; the psychology of biting.
Israel: Assad used chem weapons; French embassy in Tripoli attacked; Lee Miller's photos.
Dhaka building collapse; Letta set to become Italy's next PM; and Finnish punk
Voices from the rubble in Dhaka; six million jobless in Spain; racehorses on steroids
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
Boost to the quest to discover why our universe is made of matter rather than antimatter
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
The EU has given its approval to reforms in Burma, scrapping most of sanctions.
After years of cutting and saving, we ask has the austerity model failed?
Can Italy's new Prime Minister navigate the country out of its economic difficulties?
Western retailers are under fire following the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh
Consumer spending picks up but the latest US growth figures leave some disappointed.
Should a place like Guantanamo still exist? Eighty-four prisoners are on hunger strike.
What's behind the recent attacks and plots in Boston, Toronto and elsewhere in the world?
Have the suspected Boston bombers' American roots been downplayed in assessing any motive?
We hear from people who have lost their jobs since the financial crisis began in 2008.
Do you agree that the use of chemical weapons in Syria is a 'red line'?
Memories of the way Syria used to be; Jordanian Salafists fighting in Syria.
Why are Iranians moving to Georgia? St Helena awaits a new airport
The EU has given its approval to reforms in Burma, scrapping most sanctions.
Western retailers are under fire following the collapse of a factory in Bangladesh.
Boston marathon suspect charged; Canadian terror plot foiled; and E.coli for cars
How Canadian Muslims helped police foil plot; French gay marriage vote;WW1 soldiers buried
Ancient Aleppo minaret destroyed; Dhaka building collapse; Schwarzman Scholarship in China
Syria chemical weapons; Boston bombers targeted New York; and Brazilian vuvuzelas.
Bangladesh FM on building collapse; Syria chemical weapons; Reluctant Fundamentalist film
Canada "appalled" Sri Lanka to host talks; Italy announces government; Navajo Star Wars
Fire in Bangladesh factory wreckage; Al-Jazeera Iraq TV ban; Italy's first black Minister