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Aerial footage captures the scale of the crowds at China's Guangzhou train station, where tens of thousands of people were delayed by heavy snow.
Uber has changed its logo, dropping its trademark U for something a little more cryptic. Why?
MEPs have been reacting to David Cameron's draft deal aimed at keeping Britain in the EU.
Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing for a spacewalk to install science experiments and hardware on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS).
The UK Ministry of Defence is going to acquire some high-altitude "eternal" solar planes.
The internet company Yahoo is cutting its workforce by about 15% in an attempt to improve its profitability.
A former prosecutor in the US state of Pennsylvania has says his decision not to charge actor Bill Cosby with sex crimes in 2005 is "binding".
Pedro Sanchez of the Spanish Socialists becomes the latest party leader to be asked to try and form a government, after December's inconclusive polls.
The first known case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted in the US has been reported in Texas.
What braggadocios sports losers can teach Donald Trump.
Thousands of people in the Pennsylvanian town of Punxsutawney have been celebrating Groundhog Day, alongside a groundhog who predicts when winter will end.
Kenyan police launch an investigation after a spate of attacks on Uber drivers in the capital, Nairobi.
British Olympians voice their concerns about the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil before the Rio Games starts this summer.
A Saudi court overturns Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh's death sentence on apostasy charges, but imposes eight years in jail and 800 lashes.
UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura says that "concrete" changes are needed in Syria in order for the peace talks in Geneva to succeed.
Russian politician Mikhail Kasyanov accuses President Putin of "silently encouraging" intimidation as a row over a menacing video continues.
An Italian actor is in a coma in Pisa after a hanging scene went wrong on stage, resulting in his strangulation.
Britain's Amir Khan will fight Mexico's Saul Alvarez for the WBC world title on 7 May in Las Vegas.
The Pentagon is to propose quadrupling its budget for European defence in 2017 in the light of "Russian aggression", the US defence secretary says.