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There is fresh shelling near Donetsk airport, after overnight attacks in Mariupol, raising fears that Ukraine's ceasefire is near to collapse.
A 60-foot asteroid will fly close to Earth on Sunday, but is not expected to pose any danger, US space agency Nasa says.
The US carries out a series of air strikes on Islamic State militants close to the vital Haditha dam in west Iraq, US defence officials say.
The UK is to offer Calais the security fences used at the Nato summit in Newport to help tackle migrants trying to get into the country illegally.
BBC Inside Out discovers top model and photographer Lee Miller's life on Farley Farm in Sussex and talks to her son about her war time work.
US citizen Matthew Miller, detained in North Korea after allegedly tearing up his visa, will be put on trial on 14 September, state media say.
Swedish director Roy Andersson's comedy A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival.
A 73-year-old South African heart surgeon becomes the oldest person to swim the English Channel.
Is it time to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?
US based storytelling event The Moth arrives in the UK
MPs' salaries should go up by the planned 9% to £74,000 after May's general election, the body in charge of their pay and expenses says.
A blind jazz musician is wowing South American audiences, despite being only nine-years-old.
The Toronto Film Festival celebrated Bill Murray day as the star attended the premier of his new film, St Vincent.
About 57,000 people are set to take part in the 34th Great North Run on Tyneside.
A former director of Brazil's state oil company accuses dozens of politicians of involvement in a kickback scheme, weeks before an election.
Apple's latest iPhone models are the smartphones most likely to be stolen, a new list published by the Home Office suggests.
More than half of English councils placed young people leaving care in bed-and-breakfast accommodation last year - in breach of government guidelines - new data shows.
Roger Federer says his shock defeat by Marin Cilic at the US Open does not affect his hopes of winning more Grand Slam titles.
Polo in Jamaica tries to attract wide array of players
Swedish director Roy Andersson's comedy, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, wins the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival.