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Officials at Yellowstone National Park reveal that they had to put down a newborn bison after some tourists put it in the boot of their car.
Microblogging site Twitter is to stop counting photos and links in its 140-character limit for tweets, a report says.
A South Korean novel, translated by a British woman who only started learning the language seven years ago, wins the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.
A Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hacking and insider trading scheme, US officials say.
The authorities in Yemen's second city of Aden ban the sale of the popular stimulant khat on weekdays, citing security, social and health concerns.
Canadians are debating the role of prime minister's wife after Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said she wants to do more for the country but "needs help".
The billionaire investor Warren Buffett has revealed that his investment firm Berkshire Hathaway has bought a $1bn stake in Apple.
Leicester celebrates after Leicester City FC wins the Premier League as thousands turn out for the victory parade.
Award-winning director Danny Boyle's long awaited sequel to Trainspotting will be released in January next year, it is confirmed.
Former MI6 head Richard Dearlove says Europe will face a "populist uprising" if it is unable to show its citizens it can control the migrant crisis.
Police in Chicago are searching for Sinead O'Connor who has been reported missing, amid concerns for her health.
The stage version of supernatural shocker The Exorcist is to have its UK premiere around Halloween.
British Airways customers could be charged for meals on short-haul flights to help the airline compete with budget rivals, according to media reports.
A suspect device which led to the abandonment of Man Utd v Bournemouth had been signed for by a security firm, the club says.
Wayne Rooney is no longer England's number one striker, says former national team captain Alan Shearer.
Chinese tech firm Baidu has unveiled an ambitious plan to allow driverless vehicles to move freely around an entire city.
Former British secret intelligence chief Sir Richard Dearlove speaks as part of the BBC's World on the Move day.
US scientists say they have managed to clone the Zika virus - an important step towards fast-tracking a vaccine against the disease.
US and other world powers say they are ready to arm Libyan unity government to help fight so-called Islamic State
Four members of the "Trollstation" pranksters group have been jailed in connection with fake robberies and kidnappings.