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Nicola Thorp describes her fight to try change the law on wearing high heels
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, lands in the southern Spanish city of Seville to complete its historic Atlantic crossing.
Pakistanis mourn Amjad Sabri, one of country's most famous singers of Sufi devotional music, who was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday.
Wladimir Klitschko says heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury's recent comments about Jewish people made him sound "like Hitler".
One of cinema's greatest villains will make some sort of appearance in the Star Wars prequel film, Rogue One.
All 87 million members of the Chinese Communist Party are being asked to complete a 20 question quiz testing their knowledge of party doctrine.
Nearly 200 people fleeing Boko Haram militants have died of starvation in the Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, medical charity MSF says.
The BBC has obtained exclusive material from activists from the divided northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Democrats in the US Congress are staging a protest in the House of Representatives.
How Manchester Town Hall is staging the official announcement of the EU referendum result.
A majority of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community feel the need to lie about their gender or sexual identity, a survey suggests.
Brazil's supreme court rules there is enough evidence to file new corruption charges against the suspended leader of the lower house of Congress.
Indian-administered Kashmir used to be a hub for factories making guns for civilians, but the industry has been declining in recent years, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Srinagar.
An Italian supermarket causes a social media storm in China by urging customers not to knock watermelons to test their ripeness.
Three women have become the scourge of Macedonia's political elite and heroines of the street protests now rocking the tiny Balkan nation.
The growth of border fences in Central and Eastern Europe in recent years is a "major threat" to wildlife, according to a new study.
The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, says missile tests have given his country "the sure capability to attack US interests in the Pacific".
Zlatan Ibrahimovic waves goodbye to international football after Sweden are knocked out of Euro 2016.
The Taliban in Afghanistan are targeting frontline interpreters who worked with British and US forces and say they have been rejected by their former employers.
Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia's most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine.