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The UN's refugee agency says the number of migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year is more than double the total for 2014.
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is ordered to vacate the Paris theatre where he has been performing for the last 15 years.
Chelsea's poor start to the season continues as they are beaten by Porto in the Champions League.
Every Republican candidate decries high taxes and a complex revenue-collection system. Few, however, offer details about what they propose to do about it.
Olaf Lies, a Volkswagen board member and economy minister of Lower Saxony has told Newsnight some staff acted criminally over emission cheat tests.
Arsenal are bottom of Group F after a shock Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos at Emirates Stadium.
The head of European football's governing body Uefa, is being treated as "in between a witness and an accused person'' in a Swiss investigation into football corruption.
In an exclusive BBC interview, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo says putting an end to haze-generating forest-burning will take time.
The US state of Georgia rejects calls from Pope Francis and other activists who call for clemency to be granted to a woman on death row.
The head of Planned Parenthood defends her organisation before Congress, calling a series of secretly recorded videos a "smear campaign".
Two men getting engaged becomes the talk of China
The Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns the world must wake up to the risks posed by climate change.