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Mexican archaeologists uncover treasures from Teotihuacan
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process?
The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew assures critical fans of his ability after his side knock holders Manchester City out of the League Cup.
The Australian government will not conduct a full environmental impact assessment for the disposal of dredge spoil on sensitive wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef.
Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa
Papers seen by the BBC suggest cuts to the Employment and Support Allowance are being contemplated but ministers say it is not policy.
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.
Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.
Angry political hip-hop in the birthplace of the Arab Spring
Holders Manchester City are knocked out of the League Cup as Newcastle earn their first win in 12 attempts at the Etihad.
England's Stuart Broad and James Anderson say they are saddened by Kevin Pietersen's claims of a bullying culture.
The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Hidden camera captures the street harassment women face
Islamic State has released 25 schoolchildren, the last of some 150 children it kidnapped earlier in the year, a rights group says.
A US man sues after his daughter is barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on a family trip to Nigeria.
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.