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Stripping Russia of the World Cup would exacerbate the Ukraine crisis, warns a former British ambassador to the 2018 hosts.
The National Theatre is asking audience members to swap seats half-way through its forthcoming mining drama Husbands and Sons.
President Obama tells the BBC he will deliver a blunt message on gay rights and discrimination when he travels to Africa.
A large fire breaks out at an industrial park in Nottinghamshire, damaging six units
A doctor and man in Shanghai are arrested on suspicion of murdering the man's newborn grandson born with a cleft palate, says Chinese state media.
Manchester United want to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Newcastle stand firm on valuation of QPR's Charlie Austin, plus more
The Taylor Swift fakes on the Chinese internet
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday finalized a deal to cut tariffs on $1 trillion (£644bn) worth of information technology products.
Australia's key role in search for extra-terrestrial intelligence
Eyewitnesses describe the moment when a gunman opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others.
A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others, before shooting himself.
Police in South Korea arrest a man accused of posting a threat to kill US ambassador Mark Lippert on the White House website.
Jurassic World is getting a sequel, according to film studio Universal Pictures, which says it'll be released in June 2018.
Leading global health experts look at the pros and cons of using the first, imperfect, malaria vaccine.
The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.
The number of single-use plastic bags handed out by UK supermarkets increases for the fifth year, rising to 8.5 billion.
The International Monetary Fund warns Japan not to rely too much on the weak yen but to push for more reforms.
The US blacklists a Singapore-based shipping firm over allegations it is supporting illicit arms shipments to North Korea.
Watch the BBC's Jon Sopel's full interview with US President Barack Obama as he leaves on a trip to Kenya.
Police in the US state of Louisiana say there are "multiple victims" after a gunman opens fire at a cinema in the city of Lafayette.