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David Cameron and Barack Obama promise to defeat the "distorted ideology" of terrorism ahead of talks between the two leaders in Washington.
During four days on board the US carrier taking part in the fight against Islamic State, progress appears to be slow and steady.
Many see the Paris attacks as a direct assault of all that is meant by the French Republic, says Mark Mardell.
Hundreds of asylum seekers at the Australian-run Manus Island centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.
How Malaysian girls hugging pop stars caused a stir
Troubled smartphone maker Blackberry sees its shares rise 30% on a report that Samsung had offered to buy it.
Two US climbers - who spent more than two weeks scaling the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - have finally reached the summit of the 3,000ft (914m) rock.
The case against 13 footballers investigated over alleged spot-fixing in matches is dropped due to "insufficient evidence".
West pushes for influence on Europe's frontier
The Indian author silenced by caste protests
The women giving vim to Greece's anti-austerity movement
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary, 26, faces charges of rape and battery resulting in bodily injury, prosecutors say.
Staff in BP's North Sea operation, which employs 4,000 people, are expected to be briefed later about significant job cuts, amid falling oil prices.
NBA boss looks for basketball global bounce
Retail giant H&M and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.
A woman suspected of having Ebola is being treated at a Northamptonshire hospital, it is confirmed.
Talks over a long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have moved "in a positive direction", agent says.
French President Francois Hollande insists satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will grow stronger after the new edition sold out in hours.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes to torpedo President Obama's immigration plan aimed at shielding four million undocumented people from deportation.
Tottenham Hotspur fight back from 2-0 down to beat Burnley and reach the FA Cup fourth round.