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Sydney's Warragamba Dam spills for the first time since 2013, as resident's south of the city wait to return to their flood-affected homes.
Germany rolls out cap on rent rises
Karishma Vaswani returns to India after five years to report on the Indian economy at a time of financial turmoil in China, which has been felt across world markets.
How Hobbit author JRR Tolkien got hooked on Finland
Why is India's economy rising so rapidly? BBC News looks at the factors helping India compete on the world stage.
Searching blood for fragments of cancer can find tumours that have come back months before symptoms appear, a study shows.
The watchmaker that hand delivers around the world
They raised more than £2.3m on Kickstarter but have struggled to meet expectations. This week, the first batch of Zano drones should finally be shipped.
A tiny drone that was crowdfunded in November is almost ready to be shipped, but is still missing some promised features.
Wayne Rooney says he is strong enough to handle being criticised after he ended his 10-game goal drought for Manchester United.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are in the Champions League group stage draw on Thursday (16:45 BST).
For two thousand years Chinese people have relieved stress by having a foot massage, now it's the only way Mr Qi can relax.
England beat Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 to keep the Women's Ashes series alive with two games left.
Wayne Rooney scores a hat-trick as Manchester United ease past Club Brugge to reach the Champions League group stages.
Are Australians more rule-bound than laid back?
Comedy writer Armando Iannucci uses the Edinburgh TV Festival's annual MacTaggart Lecture to call for a stout defence of the BBC and British TV.
Austria's Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz, says the Dublin regulation, which is part of the EU's asylum policy, is not working.
Tom Dumoulin is the new Vuelta a Espana leader after Australian Caleb Ewans won his first Grand Tour stage.
One of the panda cubs recently born at the National Zoo in Washington, DC has died, the zoo confirmed on Twitter.
James Holmes - who was convicted of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others inside Colorado cinema - has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.