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Deaths of 15 women put focus on India's botched sterilisations
Deadly attack threatens Nagorno-Karabakh truce
Young French footballers build bridges after Islamist attacks
Cuba's impressive response to the Ebola outbreak
A roadside bench matching the one that featured at the start of BBC sitcom Bottom is due to be officially installed after an online campaign by fans of Rik Mayall.
Should the South Africa police stand trial for murder?
The UK Youth Parliament meets in the House of Commons to begin Parliament Week, as one Commons committee offers proposals to increase political participation.
US ratings agency Standard & Poor's gives social media giant Twitter's debt "junk" status, which is three notches below investment grade.
Latest instalment of life under Islamic State rule in Iraq
A 91-year-old Polish woman who spent 11 hours in cold storage in a morgue after being declared dead has returned to her family, complaining of feeling cold.
The bike saddle that plays music from the bottom up
How a woolly breed of porker was brought back from the brink
Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.
School teacher who likes to rock 'n' roll the Romany way
The disabled children who are kept in cages
Andy Murray says he has never experienced a defeat like his 6-0 6-1 thrashing by Roger Federer at the World Tour Finals.
Fears of a winter crisis in the NHS in England have prompted ministers to increase the emergency funds available.
A blueprint for a transitional government in Burkina Faso has been agreed after talks between political, military and civil leaders.
Did a Vietnam War protest song dishonour US troops?
The perils of washing cleaning on a skyscraper