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President Obama may still be championing American exceptionalism - but to the rest of the world, the phrase has negative connotations.
Australia's High Court throws out a challenge to the government's detention centre for asylum seekers on Nauru.
Artificial intelligence firm SwiftKey is to be acquired by Microsoft, according to reports.
Denmark’s jokey plea for the world to forgive it.
Surprise success of Iceland's sheep-rearing film Rams
The grid system for London that never happened
How Israel gives migrants $3,500 and turns them away
Tourist industry jitters over Zika virus
My search for the man with Gaddafi's priceless pistol
The winners of an international photo contest from Online photography community Photocrowd.com in partnership with the British Society of Gerontology
Astronomers capture images of two vast, bright jets of material, fired into space in opposite directions by a distant black hole.
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.