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ParalympicsGB's chef de mission for Rio 2016 Penny Briscoe tells BBC Sport she is pleased with progress made towards the Games.
The authorities in Burkina Faso appoint an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.
Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia Trinidad, 23, who disappeared last week, have been found dead, officials say.
A 16-month-old boy dies after a suspected accident involving his high chair.
A zookeeper is taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries in a enclosure following an "incident involving a rhino".
An anti-abortion protester is convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast city centre offices.
About 500 jobs are secured at a defence firm in Edinburgh, with the signing of a deal to upgrade the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.
Ed Miliband challenges the PM over a legal case about the spare room subsidy by a domestic violence victim.
Frenchman Romain Grosjean will continue as driver at Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season, the team confirm.
A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.
A Pakistani man can sue the UK government over claims he was unlawfully detained and tortured by British soldiers in Iraq, the High Court rules.
Performance data for thousands of NHS surgeons is being published on Wednesday. Critics fear the figures will mislead the public.
People have been trying to steal ceramic poppies during work to remove them from the Tower of London, the artist who created them says.
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Test Match Special correspondent Jonathan Agnew will be commentating on equestrian for BBC Radio 5 live at the Rio Olympics in 2016, but his riding lessons have not gone smoothly.
Four people are sentenced to death for killing their pregnant relative in an "honour killing" case that caused widespread outrage.
The NHS in England has repeatedly missed a key target for rapidly treating cancer patients, official figures show.
Why so many people in India flock to so-called holy men
The police officer who alleged Andrew Mitchell swore at him and called him a pleb is accused of inventing his account of the incident.
Campaigners against tuition fees and student debt are holding a protest march through London.