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The BBC's News department is to axe 415 jobs as cost-cutting measures at the organisation continue, says the BBC's director of news and current affairs, James Harding,
The French president begins a three-day visit to West Africa, likely to be dominated by security and fostering economic ties, in Ivory Coast.
At least 14 Tunisian soldiers are killed in a militant attack, said to be the most deadly incident in the country's history.
Police figures indicate a rise in sexual offences in England and Wales, but show the overall level of recorded crime as static for the first time in over a decade.
Real Madrid sign Germany midfielder Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich for an undisclosed fee on a six-year deal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage American interests too.
Bryan Cranston will reprise his role as President Lyndon B Johnson in a TV adaptation of the Broadway play All the Way.
Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.
Orla Guerin on the diplomatic efforts to resolve the Gaza crisis
A great white shark that washed up on a Western Australian beach may have choked on a sea lion, fisheries officials say.
A helicopter that was involved in the search for missing passengers from the sunken South Korean ferry crashes in Gwangju, killing all five on board.
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses media reports that Russia plans to reopen an electronic listening post in Cuba used during the Cold War.
QPR want Vlaar, Arsenal on verge of signing Debuchy, Chelsea continue Khedira chase, Ozil pays for operations, plus more.
At least 20 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands of people evacuated in the Philippines as as Typhoon Rammasun continues to batter the country.
Do Germany's multi-generational houses hold the key to solving loneliness among the elderly?
A powerful storm that battered the central Philippines has killed 38 people and left millions without power.
Cross-channel train operator Eurostar says passenger numbers rose by 2% in the first half of the year to five million.
Thailand's military leaders grant ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup in May.
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.
The Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, is among the designs shortlisted for a major architecture prize.