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A new sophisticated robotic dog has been developed - but what is Spot actually for?
British former gymnast Beth Tweddle says she's forgiven the online bullies who attacked her on Twitter.
Two French families whose babies were swapped at birth 20 years ago win more than two million euros in compensation.
Geologists find that a huge canyon in Iceland was created by a few short days of catastrophic flooding, separated by thousands of years.
South Sudan accuses rebels of shelling the oil town of Bentiu, in what the UN calls the most serious violence since a ceasefire deal on 1 February.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal displays a set of diagrams to contest claims his side are using long-ball tactics.
BBC News profiles anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal who will take charge of Delhi.
Controversial patent giant Intellectual Ventures defeats cybersecurity firm Symantec after convincing a jury that two of its inventions had been infringed.
Images from around the world: 10 February
Drivers who commit traffic offences in another EU country will be pursued for fines at home, under a new EU draft law.
Three men from south Wales are killed, along with a four-year-old girl, after a truck crash in Bath, Somerset.
HM Revenue & Customs says it was prevented from sharing information about HSBC's possible role in tax evasion by an international agreement.
The case for a non-white Spider-Man
Separatist forces have carried out rocket attacks on a key military headquarters and a residential area at Kramatorsk, officials say.
Lord Mandelson backs Ed Miliband's business policies but warns him about using the right "body language".
A four-year-old girl walking with her grandmother was among the four people killed in a tipper truck crash in Bath on Monday.
The introduction of the fox and cat from Europe is having a devastating impact on native mammals in Australia, say scientists.
People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.
Despite heightened scrutiny of school governors after the Trojan Horse scandal, it emerges that the education department has no central list of governors' identities.
Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine as government forces and pro-Russian rebels try to make gains ahead of possible peace talks on Wednesday.