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The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop, just a month after the historic change to its rules.
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence.
A US-bound passenger plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo after several people were injured by severe turbulence.
The girlfriend of Shaun Brotherston - who died after taking white heroin in Amsterdam - speaks exclusively to Newsbeat.
A former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cosmetics firms is suing a fast food stall near his holiday home in the French Alps.
Rescuers in central Vietnam are trying to reach 12 workers trapped underground after a section of a tunnel collapsed.
Scientists assess the scale of the epic California drought and say it will require more than 40 cubic km of water to return the US state to normal.
Police in Pennsylvania have found the body of a former marine accused of killing his ex-wife and some of her relatives.
Recent incidents involving Duck amphibious vehicles highlighted poor maintenance and a failure to meet standards, a report finds.
Asian markets regained some ground as investors look to the US Federal Reserve's last policy meeting of the year.
A long-running public inquiry into alleged abuse carried out by British soldiers in Iraq is due to report later.
Hundreds of Haitians take part in a march demanding the resignation of President Martelly two days after Prime Minister Lamothe stepped down.
Photographer Nacho Doce's picture of Brazil's Atibainha dam, as parts of the country ensure the worst drought in 80 years.
UK food manufacturer 2 Sisters is setting "beyond unreasonable" terms in proposed contract agreements, one of its suppliers tells the BBC.
Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought, research suggests.
The Ghanaian sound gets remixed for UK dance floors
Russia's Central Bank has raised interest rates to 17%, but the rouble has continued to plummet, prompting fears of economic crisis.
Greek MPs will vote on a new president on Wednesday but defeat for the government could spark jitters on the markets and a return to political turmoil.