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Europe's Gaia space telescope releases its first batch of data as it builds the most precise map ever made of the night sky.
A Saudi 15-year-old girl living in Germany proposes creating a headscarf emoji.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the UK should not have selective "a la carte" access to the bloc's single market after Brexit.
Britain's 2011 military intervention in Libya was based on "erroneous assumptions", according to MPs who blame ex-PM David Cameron for the lack of a coherent strategy.
Former president Michel Platini says his "conscience is clear" as he addresses Uefa for what is likely to be the last time.
New York's attorney general says he is investigating alleged impropriety by Donald Trump's foundation, an inquiry dismissed by the Trump team as politically motivated.
As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, people in Dhaka share pictures of flooding in the streets stained with blood from animal sacrifices.
India's Devendra Jhajharia breaks his world record in men's javelin throw to win India's second Paralympics gold.
Indonesia's highest Islamic authority says it is a sin for people to set fire to forests to clear the land for growing crops.
Toy-maker Lego immortalises two of Singapore's Paralympic medallists as model figurines.
Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning says she has ended a hunger strike because the US Army has agreed to provide her with gender surgery.
The first all-black production of Hamlet in Britain is being performed as part of the Shakespeare 400 anniversary celebration.
Japan's Sakurajima volcano, one of the country's most active, is due for a major eruption within the next 30 years, according to researchers examining new data.
Photographer and cycling enthusiast Michael Blann's pictures of the mountains that form part of major cycle races.
A newly elected senator uses his maiden speech to say Australia should take inspiration from the UK and "OzExit" from the United Nations.