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Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, 6 April 2009 Russian politician Nemtsov shot dead

A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy PM Boris Nemtsov, is shot dead in Moscow just before a march against the war in Ukraine.

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Lupita Nyong'o

The mystery of the missing Oscars dress

A $150,000 Calvin Klein Collection dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars, has been stolen in Hollywood. The custom-made gown was studded with 6,000 natural white pearls.

Earth

Where do whales go to die?

Where do whales go to die?

Can old whales sense their deaths coming?

Capital

The latest Chinese status symbol

The latest Chinese status symbol

It’s not designer handbags or watches — and it’s much more important

Autos

Self-driving, the Swiss way

Self-driving, the Swiss way

Rinspeed sets coordinates for the future

Culture

Eight films to watch in March

Eight films to watch in March

Sci-fi, horror and black comedy

Future

The world’s noisiest spy plane

The world’s noisiest spy plane

The Soviet giant that still soldiers on

Travel

The Hunger Games’ real ghost town

The Hunger Games’ real ghost town

An abandoned village surrounded by aching beauty

BBC America

Sacred secrets

Temple

A place for human sacrifices

The pinnacle of Aztec architecture was the Templo Mayor - a vast religious building, with a blood-soaked history. Jonathan Glancey investigates.

geneva motor show

Audi R8

'The fastest production Audi ever'

Take a closer look at the new R8 V10 - the fastest and most powerful production Audi of all time - ahead of its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show.

iceland

Iceland

Where the devil landed

In Iceland's northern interior - where stagnant pools belch sulphurous gas and volcanic debris is scattered across plains - dark tales describe the Krafla volcano as a portal to hell.

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