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Jonathan Head looks back at the reign of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who has died after 70 years on the throne.
The 88-year-old king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has been a figure of stability through the country's years of political turmoil.
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, dies at the age of 88, the palace says.
US singer Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for creating "new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith has told the BBC he receives death threats "every day" after a video was leaked in which he apparently mocks Islam.
A consultation gets under way next week on plans for a second Scottish independence referendum, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon confirms.
A woman has told the New York Times she was groped by Donald Trump on a plane.
Apple fires a number of employees in Australia amid allegations they shared photos of female customers and colleagues and ranked them out of 10.
The skateboarder and model from California dies "surrounded by family and friends" after complications with leukaemia.
The British Boxing Board of Control suspends Tyson Fury, a day after he gave up his world heavyweight titles to focus on mental health problems.
Racist or religious abuse incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales jumped 41% in the month after the EU referendum, the Home Office says.
Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been freed, a Nigerian government official tells the BBC.
Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won heptathlon gold for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, announces her retirement from athletics.
Germany's top court rejects a legal challenge to the EU-Canada trade accord brought by campaigners who say it is undemocratic.
A legal challenge to the government's right to begin the official process of Brexit without parliamentary approval is under way.
Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin tells the BBC that the Russian military is "careful about selecting targets" in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Diego Maradona and Juan Sebastian Veron argue at half-time during Pope Francis' Match for Peace at the Olympic Stadium in Rome.
Dario Fo, the Nobel Prize-winning Italian playwright and actor famous for his cutting political satires, dies in Milan at the age of 90.
The death in a prison cell of a Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack in Germany is a judicial scandal, his lawyer says.
Pop star Prince's much-vaunted "vault" of unreleased music is offered for sale, according to US reports.