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How Hamas and Israel fight for hearts and minds online
Japanese sushi artist Takayo Kiyato shows off some of her edible works.
China's top prosecutor announces criminal investigations into three top officials, two of whom are linked to ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang.
Survivors of one of the worst bushfires in Australian history win a payout of about A$500m ($470m), the country's largest class action settlement.
The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes the Church of England's historic vote to allow women to become bishops, but accepts some will be "struggling" with it.
The new EU chief-in-waiting is a master of compromise
MEPs are expected to approve the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, despite UK opposition.
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off from Florida, after a two month delay.
A Russian hacker group attacks technology news website CNET and steals usernames, encrypted passwords and emails for more than one million users.
Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.
Fireworks have lit up the Paris skyline as the country marked its annual Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison which helped spark the French Revolution.
A report on electoral reform in Hong Kong is due to be presented to the Chinese government.
The UK is owed £22bn in tax, fines and other debts and the government has "failed" in its approach to recoup it, according to a report from the Committee of Public Accounts.
Scores of giant African snails, still alive, have been seized by US customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport.
Iraqi refugees faced with surviving on handouts in Jordan
Is China revolutionising high-speed rail travel?
Can you really eat 112 year-old ham?
The unusual and imaginative ways you use bidets
China has a larger high-speed rail network than the entire European Union or the United States, according to a new World Bank report.
The UK's information commissioner has called for better funding for the country's data regulator amid a record number of cases.