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Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
The Cleveland police department, which has been criticised for aggressive tactics against African Americans, agrees to strict federal reforms.
A male has been arrested after a child was involved in a collision with a quad bike in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
A "hideous" statue of Mr Potato Head which was banished from a Derbyshire town in the early 2000s is set to return.
An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.
Ukraine's frontline civilians defy bombardment
A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
Eastern Ukraine is enduring a second summer of conflict, as a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.
Watford are close to parting company with boss Slavisa Jokanovic despite him leading the club to promotion to the Premier League.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest.
At least three people have died confirmed dead in the Houston area after major flooding and tornadoes swept the area over the weekend.
A Coventry man is convicted of trying to join Islamic State in Syria.
Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala wins the inaugural BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
Edinburgh University is to fully divest from three of the world's biggest fossil fuel producers within the next six months.
Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
Man is given life sentence after admitting double murder in Belfast flat.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
The Scottish Government is urged to commit to increasing the top rate of tax in Scotland to 50p to fund education.
Half the world's population needs to use them - as pressure mounts in Australia to remove taxes on sanitary products, what is the global situation?