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India's first transgender anchor on a daily TV news show
A regional Mexican political leader, Braulio Zaragoza, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at a hotel restaurant in the popular resort of Acapulco.
Defiant Taliban, fragile unity deal - worries for new Afghan leader
A new system which incorporates cloud-computing, RFID tagging and social features aims to bring drinking establishments firmly into the 21st century.
Annie Lennox on her album Nostalgia which includes some songs which are over 80 years old.
It took Wallace Chan 13 years to invent a technique of his own: the Wallace Cut, a way of carving a human face into a precious stone.
Many adults in the UK are unaware of the risk factors for heart disease, according to a new poll.
American veteran Phil Mickelson openly questions the methods of his captain Tom Watson after Europe retain the Ryder Cup.
Nationalist protesters tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, with officials backing its removal.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says he said sorry to his team-mates after being sent off against West Ham.
Indian PM Narendra Modi gets a rapturous welcome from thousands of Indian-Americans at New York's Madison Square Garden, on his visit to the US.
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill throws for two touchdowns as Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders 38-14 in London.
France's far-right National Front party wins its first ever Senate seats, with right-wing parties looking set to take control of the upper house.
Turkey's role in Syria may put peace deal with its Kurds at risk
Conservative chairman Grant Shapps calls MP Mark Reckless's defection to UKIP a "betrayal", saying Tory party members have been "let down".
Saido Berahino scores twice as West Brom hammer struggling Burnley 4-0 for boss Alan Irvine's first home league win.
Hong Kong police use tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters outside government headquarters as tensions rise.
US-led coalition aircraft target four makeshift oil refineries under Islamic State control in Syria, with explosions reported near the Turkish border.
Europe defeat the United States 16½-11½ at Gleneagles to win the Ryder Cup for the third time in succession.