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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is open to continuing economic co-operation with the West, despite sanctions.
Europe's Philae comet lander has been back in touch with Earth - its first contact since Sunday.
Prince Harry's decade-long career with the Army has ended and he will now spend three months in Africa, Kensington Palace says.
A Chinese company is in talks with Russia about renting up to 115,000 hectares of land in eastern Siberia for farming.
Concerns are growing over the use of facial recognition technology and its potential impact on our right to privacy. Are those concerns justified?
Zimbabwe's top public prosecutor questions whether all cases involving sex with girls under 16 should be treated as rape, sparking a national row.
A Detroit mother says she wants to plead guilty to killing two of her children and putting their bodies inside her freezer.
Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof is charged with nine counts of murder, police say.
Former England and Chelsea footballer Kerry Dixon is jailed for nine months for punching and kicking a man who is said to have called him "fatso".
Kristina Mladenovic beats world number three Simona Halep 2-6 6-0 7-6 in the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic.
Hong Kong legislators reject Beijing's version of elections though China says the territory will have to comply in the future, so what next?
A QR code on a bottle of Heinz ketchup directs browsers to a site now used to host porn.
UKIP denies Suzanne Evans has been dropped as a party spokeswoman, claiming a leaked e-mail suggesting otherwise was sent to the BBC "without proper authority".
Fears are growing over the health of Greek banks after indications that savers have withdrawn billions of euros in the past week.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tops second practice at the Austrian GP with Lewis Hamilton fifth after an error-strewn session.
One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
US chocolate firm Hershey trims its annual sales growth forecast, and cuts 300 jobs, blaming weak sales in China.
The teenage children of one of the victims of the shooting at a church in Charleston, say they have forgiven their mother's killer.
Facebook's photo-synching app Moments will not be launched in Europe because of its use of facial recognition technology.
A woman who claimed Jehovah's Witness elders failed to protect her from sex abuse carried out by a convicted paedophile wins a six-figure payout.