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French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at the age of 86 after suffering from Parkinson's disease, her family says.
Footage shows children being pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive
United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".
The private estate and studio complex that belonged to Prince is to open to the public, six months after his death.
An impoverished man in India carries his wife's body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide a vehicle to transport her body.
A runner and the dog which joined him on a Chinese ultra-marathon, winning fans worldwide, are reunited after "Gobi" goes missing in China.
A missing Czech hiker is found sheltering in a remote mountain hut in New Zealand, telling police her partner fell to his death a month ago.
Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed.
Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
The Indian government unveils a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy, in an attempt to regulate the industry.
Several tornadoes moved through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing homes and cutting off power to thousands of residents.
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
Intimate images of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones and racist photos appear on her website after it was targeted in a cyber-attack.
As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.
The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, faces an impending challenge to his increasingly shaky rule in the island nation, sources tell the BBC.
Thousands of rescuers search through the night for survivors following Wednesday's deadly earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy.
Engineers in the US have built a self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus.
For the first time, a soft robot has been built that moves on its own with no batteries or cables.
Japanese companies are paying for employees to attend "crying workshops".
The largest town that Boko Haram ever controlled still lies in ruins, frozen in time nearly 18 months after Nigeria's military recaptured it, writes the BBC's Martin Patience.