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Medical marijuana users in Canada can legally consume all forms of the drug, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari tells regional leaders that a campaign "on all fronts" is needed to help defeat the Islamist group Boko Haram.
A six-year-old girl is hit in the face by a saluting soldier after she presents the Queen with flowers.
An A-level physics paper, which has prompted a flurry of complaints on social media, had a mistake in a question, says the AQA exam board.
Distressed A-level chemistry students have taken to Twitter after exam questions they claim strayed outside the syllabus.
Greece's international creditors raise the pressure on Alexis Tsipras's government, as IMF negotiators leave talks in Brussels citing 'major differences'.
A court in Egypt has sentenced a policeman to 15 years in prison over the killing of activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.
A group of former New Zealand players perform a roadside haka in memory of Jerry Collins, who died last week.
Pictures posted by female scientists
A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teacher was stabbed at a Bradford school.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is disqualified from driving for six months after admitting a speeding offence in Esher, Surrey.
Lord Carter says the NHS in England could simply save £5bn a year - haven’t we heard it all before, asks Hugh Pym.
Fifa communications chief Walter De Gregorio is sacked - days after he made a joke about the governing body on Swiss TV.
Rupert Murdoch is to step down as chief executive of 21st Century Fox, according to reports, and hand over the title to his son James.
Influential saxophonist Ornette Coleman, who pioneered the "free jazz" movement, dies at the age of 85 in New York.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants to help Radamel Falcao revive his career and says he is "hurt" by criticism of the striker.
Gordon Brown bought £732 of pen cartridges on expenses before stepping down as an MP at the general election.
International talks in Bonn have made progress towards a new global deal on climate change, says the UN, amid calls from NGOs for a faster pace.
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has spent 200 days in space - here's what she got up to.
A self-styled "reverend" who claims autism can be "purged" by swallowing bleach is exposed by an undercover BBC investigation.