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One island's bid to track the shy sea creatures
The men who hunt huge prey with rowing boats and spears
Manager Louis van Gaal says Manchester United could have won the Premier League if they had made a better start to the season.
A copy of the Hebrew Bible the size of a pinhead has gone on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.
The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry
Alastair Cook says James Anderson is England's greatest bowler of all time after he inspires them to victory over West Indies.
An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border.
The UK has deployed a team of humanitarian experts to Nepal to provide urgent support for people affected by the earthquake.
Ceremonies have taken place at Gallipoli in Turkey to commemorate those who died in the campaign.
Reports in Syria say that rebels linked to al-Qaeda are almost completely in control of the last big government-held city in the northern province of Idlib.
James Anderson inspires England to a nine-wicket win over West Indies on the final day of the second Test.
The start of the Belgrade derby between Red Star and Partizan was delayed for 45 minutes following serious crowd trouble.
Three of the so-called 'Bali Nine' have been given official notification of their execution in Indonesia, according to reports.
The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.
Services are taking place around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.
Fernandinho scores a last-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa to go second in the Premier League.
Kei Nishikori beats Martin Klizan to make the Barcelona Open final as Britain's Jamie Murray reaches the doubles final.
A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.