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How Vladimir Lenin's tomb gained Louis Vuitton livery
Richard III ground his teeth and more nuggets from the past week
A Christmas Day seaside swim, which had been cancelled after the organisers pulled out, is saved.
A court in the Indian state of Goa grants top Indian magazine editor Tarun Tejpal bail in a sexual assault case.
A shopper has described the scene at a west Belfast shopping centre where customers were jostling over cut-price television sets as "frightening".
Liquidators escorted by police evict staff from a public TV station in the Spanish city of Valencia, after an order to shut it down.
Peaches Geldof apologises for tweeting the names of the two mothers whose babies were abused by Lostprophets rock star Ian Watkins.
Lawyers for failed asylum seeker Isa Muazu, who was on hunger strike, say the Home Office has confirmed his removal from the UK to Nigeria.
Royal Navy destroyer, HMS Defender, arrives in Glasgow before its first deployment abroad.
Avid Coronation Street fans may notice subtle changes to the famous street when the soap moves to a new set next spring.
How important is a high IQ?
Prof Ouyang Ziyuan, an adviser of China's Chang'e 3 lunar lander, tells our science editor David Shukman why his country is so interested in the Moon.
Footage has emerged of the moment a crane collapsed at a stadium in Sao Paulo, which is due to host the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup finals.
The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
A 49-year-old man is charged with murdering his estranged wife in a shooting in a Newport street in August.
A school watchdog complains that some secondary schools' arrangements for allocating places are too complicated.
If you are bald and lost - then the 'SmartWig' could be just the thing for you.
At least one person is injured as a chain store's sales promotion descends into "bedlam".
The government denies BBC reports it is seeking a commitment from energy companies to hold their prices down until 2015.
The EU referendum bill was "making good progress" said the Conservative MP who proposed the private member's bill being debated in Parliament on Friday.