At least 35 children are among more than 62 people killed by flooding and torrential rains in the Angolan city of Lobito, the authorities say.
The US Coast Guard has ended a search and rescue mission for seven Marines and four soldiers likely killed by a helicopter crash
China's richest man says that he considers the UK the best place in the world to invest as it has an open market and is subject to less scrutiny.
BBC News looks at why Chinese internet giant Alibaba might be interested in Snapchat - even though the messaging app is blocked in China.
Disney announces it will produce a sequel to runaway hit Frozen, which last year became the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
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Manchester United defender Jonny Evans spitting at Newcastle's Papiss Cisse was "simply disgusting", says an FA panel.
A couple is celebrating being reunited with their long-lost daughter, 17 years after she was snatched from her mother's bedside as a baby in a hospital in South Africa.
Amateur jockey Tom Weston is airlifted to hospital following a fall at the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday.
It's time to build another snowman - Disney bosses confirm that a Frozen sequel is in the works.
Swatch, the world's bestselling watchmaker, reveals plans to install Bluetooth and near-field communication chips in its products.
Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford - serving an eight-year jail term - has been arrested by Operation Yewtree officers, the BBC understands.
New Rangers interim manager Stuart McCall says it's "an honour and privilege" to be named Ibrox boss.
Historic sexual abuse is fuelling the rise in the number of child rape cases being recorded in some parts of Wales, say two police forces.
A former regional governor becomes the latest ally of Ukraine's deposed president to be found dead in mysterious circumstances.
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BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Comic Relief star Dermot O'Leary in the weekend Premier League games.
Ambulance crews agree to respond to 999 emergency calls for cases that are life-threatening during Friday's planned strike.
A request to film scenes for the next James Bond movie at the Senedd building in Cardiff Bay was rejected by the National Assembly for Wales.
Two Panda Security antivirus programs marked corrupted files in their own systems as malign, causing them to stop working.