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France and Germany say an EU Commission plan to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers across the EU needs revision.
A graphic mobile phone video obtained by the BBC appears to show militants from Islamic State torturing a 14-year-old Syrian boy.
A tribal woman in central India is brutally gang-raped allegedly by six men who suspected her of practising witchcraft, police say.
More than 60 people are killed, many burnt to death, after a fuel tanker crashed into a busy bus station in Onitsha, south-eastern Nigeria, officials say.
A 92-year-old cancer survivor becomes the oldest woman to complete a marathon after crossing the finish line of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego.
Immunotherapy is fast becoming a powerful new weapon against cancer. But is it the cure we've been waiting for?
A San Francisco recycling centre is seeking a woman who may have handed over a rare Apple I computer by mistake.
Objects recovered from an 18th Century slave ship wrecked off the coast of South Africa are due to be revealed in Cape Town.
Wales pick Gloucester back-row Ross Moriarty and Exeter tight-head prop Tomas Francis in 2015 World Cup training squad.
Bangladesh factory owner and 41 others to face murder charges over 2013 collapse that killed more than 1,100 people.
Britain's Adam Gemili runs 100m in under 10 seconds but fails to make the record books because of wind-assisted conditions.
Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has topped the US box office with $53.2m over the weekend, allaying fears that audiences in quake-prone regions would be put off seeing it.
Saracens and England winger David Strettle agrees to join French Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne on a three-year deal.
Hollywood's ageist attitude to women is "antiquated, backward and discriminatory", Jurassic World actress Bryce Dallas Howard says.
Results from Italy's local elections show right-wing gains and some erosion of support for Matteo Renzi's ruling centre-left.
European researchers have been working on underwater robots that aim to mimic the behaviour of animals and fish.
Malaysia Airlines is "technically bankrupt", its chief executive says, as he announces a restructuring programme and plans to cut about 6,000 jobs.
A zero-fuel solar-powered plane's first attempt to fly around the world has been postponed due to bad weather. Peter Gibbs explains.
Poor weather forces solar-powered plane Solar Impulse to make unscheduled stop in Japan en route from China to Hawaii.
2022 World Cup hosts Qatar goaded by Northern Ireland fans during friendly at Crewe.