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US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attacks in Paris.
Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says she is "proud to be called a Brummie" at the unveiling of a portrait in her adopted city.
A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.
Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
New world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he will never fight David Haye after the latter cancelled their fights in the past.
Residents of the German city of Hamburg vote against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a referendum.
Pope Francis calls for peace and reconciliation in the deeply divided Central African Republic, on the latest leg of his African tour.
One Muslim woman's encounter with Australia's far right
Israel suspends diplomatic contact with EU officials involved in the Middle East peace process, after a row over EU moves to label West Bank settlement goods.
Andy Murray says securing Britain's first Davis Cup for 79 years is a more emotional experience than winning Grand Slams or the Olympics.
Colorado's state governor urges both sides of the US abortion debate to "tone down the rhetoric", following Friday's family planning clinic attack.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been marching worldwide to demand action to stop climate change.
England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor stars with a century as South Australia win the final of the Women's National Cricket League.
More than 600 artworks critiquing corporate sponsors of the UN climate summit are installed in advertising spaces across Paris on the eve of the talks.
The BBC's Olga Ivshina reports from Antalya on how Russians there feel about Russia sanctions against Turkey.
Charl Schwartzel finishes 15 under par to win a fourth Alfred Dunhill Championship title on home soil in South Africa.
Great Britain win their first Davis Cup since 1936 after Andy Murray beat Belgium's David Goffin for an unassailable lead.
Adele's comeback album - 25 - has sold a record-breaking 3.38 million copies in its first week on sale in the US, according to Nielsen Music.
Russian clubs will be banned from signing Turkish players during the winter break, says sports minister Vitaly Mutko.