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Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole at the Japanese Grand Prix as Daniil Kvyat walks away from a massive crash in his Red Bull.
There is now a version of rugby in which a former England captain can take on an 85-year-old lady from South Wales.
A lump of whale vomit found by a dog walker on an Anglesey beach sells at auction for £11,000.
A suspected Islamist charged with the war crime of destroying religious monuments in the Malian city of Timbuktu arrives at the International Criminal Court.
The Pope has concluded a momentous day in New York by celebrating Mass before 18,000 worshippers in Madison Square Garden.
A group of US-trained Syrian rebels has handed over their vehicles and ammunition to fighters linked to al-Qaeda, the US military admits.
Rio park gets noisy new inhabitants
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
Tanzanian crystals 1,000 times rarer than diamonds
Why India lags behind in the world internet race
The man who said he moved in before it was cool
An Iranian remembers the 'beauty' of the Iran-Iraq war
Is it really harder to beat a team that has had a player sent off?