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Radio 1 breakfast DJ Nick Grimshaw has lost nearly a million listeners since taking over from Chris Moyles, Rajar audience figures show.
The thousands of Britons who have made Bulgaria home
Plans to convert a mansion in Birmingham into a £6m headquarters for the Church of Scientology are recommended for approval.
A nuclear power station in East Lothian opens its doors to the public for the first time since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US in 2001.
Dixons Retail, the owner of Currys and PC World, reports growth in sales in the last 12 months.
Young people are now much more likely to prefer to read on computer and phone screens rather than to use printed materials, according to a literacy study.
Those running a pioneering programme to train doctors in Wales in keyhole bowel surgery hope it will be able to pay its own way when funding runs out.
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odour than uninfected insects, scientists report.
Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy is arrested along with two other men on suspicion of rape.
Spotlight on tax-evading companies
Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill establishes a taskforce to support farmers affected by the continuing poor weather in Northern Ireland.
Part of a shoe factory collapses in Cambodia, leaving at least two people dead and more feared trapped, officials say.
Prince Harry ends his visit to the US by playing in a polo match for his charity that helps people affected by HIV and Aids in Lesotho.
Japan's economy, the third largest in the world, expands at its quickest pace in a year, showing signs of an economic recovery.
BP's Gulf compensation costs soar
At least 34 people have been killed in series of bomb attacks across Iraq, several of which targeted mainly Shia districts of Baghdad, officials say.
Silencing a crowing cockerel and translating a tattoo are among the bizarre requests for help received by Foreign Office consular staff around the world last year.
Should Rigsby still be a racist in stage version of Rising Damp?
The planet-hunting space telescope, Kepler, has been hobbled by a broken reaction wheel, say scientists at Nasa.
Dramatic pictures have emerged of St Petersburg television tower being struck during a lightning storm on Monday.