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The strange world of enviro-jargon
A court in Hungary rules that four men detained as suspected terrorists are in fact World War Two enthusiasts.
The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what is says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.
The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.
Hilary Swank, Oscar-winning actor, talks to BBC 100 Women.
Andy Murray says Great Britain must grab their chance when they take on Belgium in their first Davis Cup final since 1978.
A man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the corpse on Facebook is found guilty of murder by a jury in Florida.
Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, say experts.
From an airbase in Lincolnshire, RAF crews are flying unmanned drones over the skies of Iraq and Syria against Islamic State.
The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners
Didier Drogba says he has an agreement to return to Chelsea once he finishes playing and wants it to be as manager.
Striking drone footage shows the extent of the retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier, as scientists warn such magisterial ice-masses will have almost vanished by the end of the century.
The BBC's Emma Simpson looks at the origin of the shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday and its impact on the UK economy.
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
At least two people are dead after bushfires tore through northern areas of the state of South Australia.
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United can win at Wolfsburg and seal a spot in the Champions League last 16.
Hundreds of protesters in Chicago voice their anger over a video showing a white officer shooting a young black suspect 16 times.
The end of its bombing campaign against Islamic State does not mean Canada is scaling back its role, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Temperatures across the globe are likely to break records in 2015 with readings running "well above" any previous year, scientists say.
Ten years after being formally approved, Europe's ExoMars project is at last ready to send some hardware - a satellite - to the Red Planet.