Former US President George Bush returns to New Orleans 10 years on since Hurricane Katrina, a crisis his administration was criticised for over its slow response.
A French satellite system pictures a rubble pile where the Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
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Teresa Gorman, a leading Conservative rebel over the Maastricht Treaty in the 1990s, dies aged 83.
The British Library declines an offer to store a large collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.
A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down, Avid Life Media says.
Fishing boats search for more bodies after two migrant vessels capsized off Libya on Thursday, with 200 feared drowned.
World Snooker says it is investigating "unusual" betting patterns in a match involving England's Martin O'Donnell.
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A window cleaner from Staffordshire has broken the Guinness World Record after running 53 marathons in 53 days.
Twenty-one pubs across England built between the two world wars are being awarded Grade II listed status.
Navinder Sarao, the so-called "flash crash" day trader, fails in his bid to postpone his US extradition hearing.
A lorry driver is arrested along with 27 suspected illegal immigrants at Cobham service station on the M25 in Surrey.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis says Saido Berahino has been treated like a "lump of meat" during this transfer window.
Photojournalist Mario Tama returns to New Orleans to find out what has changed in the city since Hurricane Katrina.
Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands runs the third-fastest time in history to win 200m gold at the World Athletics Championships.
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.