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Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops
People living with HIV in Malawi are being given access to vital tests thanks to a simpler way of transporting blood.
Is Ottawa really Canada's hotbed of infidelity?
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.
Anti-doping data, leaked to the Sunday Times and seen by the BBC, shows an "extraordinary extent of cheating" in elite athletics.
Two men attending the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast explain why they believe they should be able to get married.
British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.
Ji So-Yun scores the winner as Chelsea beat Notts County in the first Women's FA Cup final to be played at Wembley.
A man in East Texas is wounded after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted and hit him, the local sheriff says.
The Serious Fraud Office opens a criminal investigation into British company Soma Oil and Gas.
Iraqi Kurdish authorities call on Turkish Kurd separatists to leave the region, fearing the cost in civilian lives as Turkey continues air strikes.
Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.
A volcano on the French island of Reunion - where debris believed to be from missing flight MH370 was found - has erupted.
A plane from Colombia's air force crashes in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board.
Celtic open the defence of the Scottish title with a workmanlike two-goal victory over Ross County.
New York Giants will move signing sessions after children are pinned against barriers trying to get Odell Beckham Jr's autograph.
Wilmer Flores hits the winning run for New York Mets days after crying because he thought he was going to be traded.
Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.
Bowlers Liam Plunkett and uncapped Mark Footitt are named in England's squad for the fourth Ashes Test against Australia.