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Ben Stiller pays tribute to his mother, the actress and comedian Anne Meara, who has died aged 85.
Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo resigns as manager of Schalke after seven and a half months in charge.
Kenyan police have been involved in a fierce battle with militant Islamists in the north-east, leaving one officer wounded, a government spokesman tells the BBC.
Napoli boss Rafael Benitez is expected to be appointed Real Madrid manager after the Italian season finishes on Sunday.
The death of blues legend BB King is to be investigated after his daughters claim he was poisoned.
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.
Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.
Actor Omar Sharif, who starred Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
A fire at a care home for elderly people in China's Henan province kills 38 people and leaves six injured, state media report.
Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in several parts of the UK.
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.
A fire at a rest home in china has killed 38 people and injured 6 others, state media says.
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.
Seeking justice for marital rape in India
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.
The Victorian government may soon begin culling koalas in Cape Otway for the third time in three years because of "over population".
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets.
A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.