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Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.
Fulham sack boss Felix Magath following their poor start to the season and appoint Kit Symons as caretaker manager.
A newlywed couple who killed a man after luring him with an advert on the website Craigslist are sentenced to life in prison without parole.
France's President Hollande says he is ready to offer air support for Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.
Ireland's soccer pundits dance for chocolate
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.
A new video is released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.
The search is on for a team of health workers in Guinea who went missing on a visit to raise awareness about Ebola.
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
Ukraine's president clings to tenuous truce
Jeremy Bowen finds morale high in Syrian soldiers
Who are they and what is the government doing about them?
NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.
The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is expected to raise over $25bn (£15bn) in its forthcoming initial public offering.
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.