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Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.
A doctor reports from the Ebola front line
The 'viral' weapons in Syria's conflict
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland
Breast feeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.
A Whitehall department denies advising its staff to vote "No" in the Scottish independence referendum.
For the first time, biologists measure the force applied by climbing snakes and find that they squeeze up to five times harder than necessary.
Arsene Wenger describes the decision to send off Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in the Champions League draw at Besiktas as 'unbelievable'.
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.
From hacking cars to traffic lights - behind the scenes at a cyber-security conference, Def Con.
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid in a 1-1 Spanish Super Cup draw with Atletico Madrid.
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.
The Islamic State militant group releases a video online purporting to show the killing of US journalist James Foley.
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man threatens to further enflame tensions, ten days after the killing of Michael Brown, 18.
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a 0-0 draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.