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A stuffed toy wolf stocked by Swedish furniture giant Ikea sells out in in Hong Kong, after it appears to have become an unlikely symbol of protest.
Lack of a proper national policy to get UK children to do more exercise amounts to mass "child neglect", the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
A Sikh gang convicted of slashing a retired Indian general's throat in a revenge attack is jailed.
Former England international Alan Shearer says there needs to be a "zero tolerance" policy to anyone guilty of fixing in football matches.
Chinese hackers targeted five European foreign ministries over the summer, a security company has said.
Europe's rarest species of orchid has been rediscovered on an island in the Azores, claim scientists.
Two Spanish journalists have been kidnapped in Syria by a radical Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda, the newspaper El Mundo says.
Five people are killed in widespread looting in Argentina after police in 17 provinces go on strike to demand higher salaries to match rising inflation.
Flights to UK's Stansted Airport are diverted because of damage to the airport's landing system caused by an earlier flight arrival.
A man in charge of a fireworks display held on the night of a motorway crash in which seven people died is cleared of breaching health and safety laws.
Top Western diplomats are due in the Ukrainian capital Kiev as police move to break the blockade of government buildings by pro-EU protesters.
Ketamine should be upgraded from a Class C drug to Class B after new evidence revealed the damage it can have on the bladder, government advisers are to say.
Two French soldiers have been killed in overnight fighting in the Central African Republic, the French presidency says.
The founder of French company PIP, which distributed defective breast implants, is sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
US country singer Garth Brooks is to embark on a world tour, more than 10 years after he last hit the road.
A house fire that killed three people may have been started by one of those that died in a murder-suicide bid, detectives say.
Oscar-nominated actress Eleanor Parker, who was best-known for playing the baroness in The Sound of Music, dies aged 91.
Coach Andy Flower says England will make changes for the third Ashes Test as they seek to overturn a 2-0 deficit.
South Korea's president warns ties with North Korea could become more unstable after the purge of key powerbroker Chang Song-thaek.
Five European coach companies are testing eye tracking equipment as part of an experiment designed to prevent coach crashes.