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Some of the many migrants who are arriving in Italy, having survived the risky journey from Africa and the Middle East, tell their stories.
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are attempting to solve the problem of bad tasting beer.
A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.
The wives of the three main leaders have put their lives on hold for the General Election - but what difference does it make?
A man who died after a serious assault in Tonypandy is named by South Wales Police as 42-year-old Wayne Letherby.
Raheem Sterling could buy out Liverpool deal, Man Utd target Christian Benteke, Toure's agent criticises Man City, plus more.
A search is under way after a male kayaker went missing in the Solent off the Hampshire coast, the coastguard says.
James Anderson is England's top Test wicket-taker - but is he the best ever? Find out who came top in a special BBC Sport study.
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.
Finnish voters are set to go to the polls, amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
The Shroud of Turin, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display after a break of five years.
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
The attack on the University in Garissa has deepened ordinary Kenyans' dissatisfaction with their government's inability to tackle Islamists, says Karen Allen.
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The South African president Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia in order to deal with the attacks taking place against foreigners in his country.
The Brazilian authorities in Sao Paulo are fighting a large outbreak of dengue fever that has killed 130 people.