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Archaeologists say they are finding "amazing artefacts" inside a preserved roundhouse at what has been dubbed "Britain's Pompeii".
The Rajapaksa family's crashing fall from grace in Sri Lanka
China wonders if true comrades should wear luxury suits
The Argentine government makes an official proposal to foreign investors holding $9bn in bonds the country defaulted on.
French prosecutors are investigating at least six attacks on migrants at the makeshift Calais camp called the Jungle, the BBC understands.
Russians take a view on BBC's version of Tolstoy
Is it really harder to stop smoking if you use e-cigarettes?
Six movies that reveal the truth about a troubled nation
New Will Smith movie tackles head injuries in sport
The BBC has been told French prosecutors are investigating at least half a dozen attacks on migrants who live in the refugee camp known as the Jungle, in Calais.
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and believed in aliens, dies at the age of 85.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
The clamour to legalise sports betting in India
A Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti racing car, built in 1957, has sold at auction in Paris for 32m euros.
US stocks fall after lower-than-expected jobs figures signalled a potential softening in the US economy.
A strong earthquake hits southern Taiwan with reports of collapsed buildings and no word yet on any casualties.
Manchester United have held talks with representatives of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts", the social media company says.
Colombia says three people have died after contracting the Zika virus and developing a rare nerve disorder.
The race between two Democrats, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, has focused on the use of the word “progressive”.