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Kate Russell offer tips on how to chose a virtual private network provider
Newcastle United sign Belgian league top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic from Anderlecht for a reported £13m.
World Cup winner Alex Morgan becomes one of the first women to feature on the front cover of football video game Fifa 16.
Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov goes on trial in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don accused of plotting terrorist acts in Crimea.
Car insurance premiums have risen for the first time for nearly three years, with young drivers facing the biggest rises, a survey suggests.
The French-language Scrabble world championship has been won by a New Zealander who does not speak French, organisers say.
A shaken Mick Fanning vows to return to surfing despite fighting off a shark during a competition in South Africa.
Three-time world champion surfer Mick Fanning returns to Australia after his escape from a shark attack during a competition in South Africa.
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba says chief executive Hisao Tanaka is to resign over accounting scandal
Actor Benicio Del Toro has been asked to play the villain in the 2017 Star Wars sequel, US media reports.
Royal Mail reports flat revenues in the three months to the end of June as UK letter volumes continue to decline.
An elderly Indian woman accused of practising witchcraft has been stripped naked and beheaded by villagers in the state of Assam, police say.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he plans to use Wayne Rooney as a central striker next season.
Wearing an alien costume and a sandwich board, Miley Cyrus announces she will front the MTV VMAs.
Gallantry medals won by a British secret agent in World War Two should be bought for the country, the founder of a museum set up in her name has said.
Gunfire and explosions have been heard in several parts of the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, hours before the start of a controversial presidential election.
Japan strengthens criticism of Chinese activity in disputed seas in its annual defence report, after the first draft was rejected.
The Brics group of emerging economies launches its New Development Bank in Shanghai, seen as a rival to the World Bank and IMF.
Cathy Lewis, space suit curator at the Air and Space Museum in Washington, explains why a campaign is under way to raise $500,000 to help safeguard the spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong.
Brazilian police in the Amazon city of Manaus investigate a surge in murders, after 35 people were reported to have died violently over the weekend.