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President Barack Obama announces sweeping climate change legislation that he hopes will cement his legacy as a world leader who fought global warming.
Convicted mass killer James Holmes has moved one step closer to the death penalty as jurors rejected leniency in deaths of 12 people at Colorado cinema.
The UK has "got a grip" on the migrant crisis in Calais, the foreign secretary says, as he confirmed 100 more guards would be deployed in its Eurotunnel terminal.
A French beach which was closed for the king of Saudi Arabia reopens to the public, after he cut his holiday short.
Israel says it could use harsh interrogation techniques against Jewish militants, after the death of a young Palestinian child in an arson attack.
US air power has been used for the first time to defend American-trained rebels in Syria against suspected al-Nusra Front militants, the Pentagon confirms.
Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez does not expect forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to leave the club.
The selfies that fooled the internet
The Deputy Mayor of Calais says migrants choose the UK because it is easy to get black market jobs
Twenty people are injured after two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse.
One Direction are storming to the number one spot on the UK Singles Chart after the surprise release of their new single Drag Me Down.
Two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the central Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on buildings, injuring at least 20 people.
The Treasury has started to sell its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, making 5.2% of shares in the bank available to institutional investors.
Germany's attorney general has confirmed that a treason probe into a political website has been momentarily paused.
Four people were taken to hospital after the roof was ripped off a double-decker bus in central London.
BBC reporter Hilary Andersson finds out what it is like to be inside a "blackout box" used in so-called "enhanced interrogation".
Vice-President Joe Biden is reportedly "actively considering" challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Will the third time be the charm for the Delaware politician?
One of the oldest-known complex organisms had a surprising complicated sex life, scientists report.
Republican Senators are moving ahead with plans to defund Planned Parenthood after anti-abortion activists claimed the group sold the organs of aborted foetuses.
Mexican security forces show media a sophisticated drugs tunnel they uncovered near the city of Tijuana on the border with the US.