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Two window washers have been rescued after scaffolding collapsed 69 storeys above the ground at the World Trade Center in Manhattan.
England midfielder Michael Carrick will miss Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia with a groin injury.
A woman whose family dentist is currently under review for poor infection control practices has told the BBC that she is "furious and horrified".
British actor Warren Clarke has died aged 67 after a short illness, his agent has confirmed.
Some life-saving cancer medicines are likely to be removed from the list of expensive drugs paid for out of a special fund set up the prime minster.
Two workers are stuck on collapsed scaffolding 69 storeys above the ground at the World Trade Center site in Manhattan.
"It's landed - I've waited years for this", Professor Monica Grady has said, on finding out that the robot probe Philae had landed on a comet.
Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj, on trial at the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague, arrives in Belgrade for cancer treatment.
Ireland women's international Steph Roche is named alongside James Rodriguez on the Fifa goal of the year shortlist.
A £3m fund to protect and create jobs in Pembrokeshire is announced in response to 340 job losses at the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven.
YouTube launches a subscription service that lets users stream music videos without adverts and download them to smartphones and tablets.
Google's YouTube is starting a subscription service that allows users to stream ad-free music videos, and download them for offline use.
"Generations" of scientists have celebrated the landing of the probe Philae on a comet 300 million miles away, Dr Matt Taylor has told BBC News
Russia has said it will conduct regular air patrols to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, missions that were wound down after the Cold War.
Nigel Farage says UKIP could do a deal with Labour - adding that he would "do a deal with the devil if he got me what I wanted" .
World number one Novak Djokovic says having Grand Slam-winning Boris Becker as his coach helps him "more than people can see".
Number of people killed by Ebola rises above 5,000 in worst-ever outbreak of the virus, the World Health Organization says.
A former associate of undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the 'Fake Sheikh' - tells the BBC's Panorama programme how they created newspaper stories to target celebrities unfairly.
A BBC investigation has found that undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the Fake Sheikh - entrapped victims to create crimes.
Frigid temperatures and snow have expanded into Ontario and Quebec as a wave of cold air moves east.