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The veteran US civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died at the age of 104.
Today marks 60 years since the first edition of 'Guinness World Records' was published.
Europe needs to reconceive migration as a development issue rather than simply a humanitarian problem.
With their respective embassies reopening in London and Tehran, can Iran and the UK forget about decades of mutual mistrust?
Barack Obama says he's still hoping for tighter gun controls in the US, after the shooting of two journalists on live TV in the state of Virginia.
Sydney's Warragamba Dam spills for the first time since 2013, as resident's south of the city wait to return to their flood-affected homes.
Nigeria's anti-corruption boss Ibrahim Lamorde denies allegations that $5bn (£3.2bn) has gone missing at the commission he heads.
Karishma Vaswani returns to India after five years to report on the Indian economy at a time of financial turmoil in China, which has been felt across world markets.
Which Nordic country fascinated Hobbit author JRR Tolkien?
Why is India's economy rising so rapidly? BBC News looks at the factors helping India compete on the world stage.
Searching blood for fragments of cancer can find tumours that have come back months before symptoms appear, a study shows.
The watchmaker that hand delivers around the world
They raised more than £2.3m on Kickstarter but have struggled to meet expectations. This week, the first batch of Zano drones should finally be shipped.
A tiny drone that was crowdfunded in November is almost ready to be shipped, but is still missing some promised features.
England beat Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 to keep the Women's Ashes series alive with two games left.
A man who shot two US journalists on live TV in the US state of Virginia has died after shooting himself some seven hours after the attack, police say.
About 50 people are found dead in the hold of a boat carrying migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard says.
For 2,000 years Chinese people have relieved stress by having a foot massage, now it's the only way Mr Qi can relax.
Wayne Rooney scores a hat-trick as Manchester United ease past Club Brugge to reach the Champions League group stages.