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VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

Fri, 2015-07-31 22:27
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:39
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:47
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:11
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:10
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

In pictures: Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:08
Cecil the lion as seen by tourists in Zimbabwe

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:04
What really happened when Samuel DuBose was shot in Cincinnati?

Turkey emerges from shadows in fight against Islamic State

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:59
Could a once reluctant Turkey be a South Asia power broker?

Famous writers on what NOT to say

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:53
Famous writers on what NOT to say

Decoding the symbols on Satan's statue

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:40
Decoding the symbols on the new monument to the Devil

Baghdad sees heatwave protests

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:03
Hundreds take to the streets of Baghdad to protest as temperatures in Iraq hit over 50C.

Fred, 22, tested positive - Brazil FA

Fri, 2015-07-31 18:41
Brazil football chiefs confirm midfielder Fred tested positive for a banned diuretic at the recent Copa America in Chile.

VIDEO: More people 'disappearing' in Egypt

Fri, 2015-07-31 18:13
There has been a rise in the number of people gong missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country.

India-Pakistan 'mango diplomacy' isn't fruitful

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:50
Why India-Pakistan 'mango diplomacy' doesn't work

Plane debris flown out of Reunion

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:45
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 is flown from Reunion in the Indian Ocean to France for analysis.

Argentine in Fifa 'not guilty' plea

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:25
Alejandro Burzaco, a former Argentine sporting executive, pleads not guilty in the corruption case involving football's world governing body Fifa.

Leeds Rhinos 24-14 St Helens

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:15
Challenge Cup holders Leeds Rhinos beat St Helens to reach the final at Wembley for a fifth time in six years.

Facebook's Zuckerberg to have child

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:10
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl.

Nato agrees support for Iraqi army

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:59
Nato members agree measures to strengthen Iraq's security forces, which have suffered near-collapse in the face of an Islamic State offensive.

India and Bangladesh swap enclaves

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:39
India and Bangladesh swap control of 160 pockets of land on each other's territory, ending a complex and long-running border dispute.