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No appeal after Breivik verdict
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and the prosecution both rule out an appeal against a court ruling sentencing him to 21 years in jail.
Armstrong 'stripped' of Tour wins
Lance Armstrong is stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
The first Paralympics
The inaugural Games in Rome in 1960 was a disorganised and undignified affair, symptomatic of attitudes in the 1950s and 60s. Peter White looks back.
The rise of the radical hovercraft
Designers are breathing new life into the floating vehicle - an invention which began with empty cans of cat food and a hairdryer.
United steaks of America
From Texas to Alaska, BBC Travel explores the geography of the US barbecue.
Cycles of life
After the ethnic strife of the 90s, Rwanda is a nation in need of heroes. Could the lycra-clad athletes of the country's leading cycling team be the answer?
'I am a robot footballer'
The BBC goes to the annual RoboWorld Cup to meet the world's most agile robots as they are pitted against each other in football, basketball, running and weightlifting.
How low can you go?
Bass singer Tim Storms has won a competition to sing a note so low that it may never have been sung before. Which note was it? The answer is in this week's quiz.
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Deadly shooting near Empire State
A fired women's apparel designer shoots dead a former colleague near the Empire State Building in New York City before he is killed by police.
Verdict in US Apple-Samsung trial
As it begins to detail its verdict, a US jury says that some of Samsung's mobile device have infringed Apple's software and design patents.
Gambia executes nine, report says
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Mexico police fire on US staff
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Galliano stripped of French award
British fashion designer John Galliano, convicted last year of making anti-Semitic remarks, is stripped of France's prestigious Legion d'Honneur.
Murdoch: No aim to replace Rupert
Chicago producers to run Oscars
Health
Super-fertility miscarriage clue
"Super-fertility" that means some women's wombs are too good at letting embryos implant may be the reason for multiple miscarriages, doctors say.
Nanofibres 'may pose health risk'
'Brush' sweeps human lungs clean
Technology
Super Hi-Vision 8K TV approved
A new television format offering pictures with 16 times the resolution of HD broadcasts is approved.
File-sharer told to pay $675,000
Kodak plans to quit film business
Science & Environment
'Pop-up' idea in cause of tsunami
Researchers propose a mechanism that may cause the largest tsunami - a "popping up" of wedges of sediment, even from comparatively small earthquakes.
Test predicts hair and eye colour
Tags to reveal hairy ant secrets
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What Africa can learn from phones
... and why mobiles could be the future of education on the continent
Does exercise help depression?
Why gathering evidence is much harder than you might expect
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Off-the-radar French experiences
While France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of less-known wonders that should not be missed.
Exploring London’s coffee crescent
The area from Shoreditch in the east along to Farringdon in the west is a particularly rich seam for caffeine lovers.
Top sites for swapping travel tips
A look at how online message boards stack up with their next-generation equivalents, which add a social networking layer.
The return of China’s wild panda
Bamboo has started regrowing in the Sichuan province’s Jiuzhai Valley, luring the panda back to its spiritual home.
Exploring LA's neon past
Thanks to a community of neon artists and a museum dedicated to the preservation of the art, an electric glow still illuminates many vintage landmarks on Los Angeles’ urban landscape.
East London’s pop-up bathhouse
Inspired by a local Victorian bathhouse that closed in 1986, the Barking Bathhouse is a low-tech and sustainable version of a modern day luxury spa and bar.
The art of Japan
Local artists in Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto reveal the mystery behind their craft, from silk-weaving to manga cartoons.
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4G's a jolly good fellow
At big events, 3G just does not cut it any more. We need the next generation of mobile technology, writes Olaf Swantee.
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