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The unlikely city that claims it has the most in the world
Australia left-hander Phil Hughes is in a critical condition having surgery after being hit by a short ball in Sydney.
Pope Francis will address the European Parliament and Council of Europe on Tuesday, but will not meet Strasbourg's Catholics.
A consultant in the infectious diseases unit at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital says it is likely Northern Ireland will have to deal with an Ebola case in the next few months.
A pharmacy is set alight during the protests in Ferguson after the announcement of the grand jury decision.
Police in Ferguson fire tear gas at protesters, following the decision of the grand jury not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown.
The father of Lauren Eley who died after a fall from a Northampton multi-storey car park ten years ago, calls for a fresh police investigation.
Voting begins in India's Jammu and Kashmir state where PM Narendra Modi's BJP is making an attempt to win power for the first time.
Former cabinet minister David Mellor has been secretly recorded having a heated row with a taxi driver about the quickest route to take, a tabloid newspaper reports.
The grand jury in Missouri decides not to charge the police officer who shot the unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Samantha Cristoforetti is spending almost six months on the International Space Station.
Celebrating Shelagh Delaney Day
The strange world of the 'head shop'
Asia's population is rapidly ageing, but many countries in the region are ill-equipped to deal with the older generation.
Authorities in Hong Kong tell protesters to leave their camp in Mong Kok, as bailiffs prepare to enforce a court order and clear the site.
Is it time to take Olly Murs seriously?
Documentary depicts history's smallest superstar
Urban agriculture plays a much more extensive role in global food security than previously estimated, a study using satellite data suggests.
Grand jury in US state of Missouri decides not to indict police officer over Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson
Poor teaching, inadequate governing bodies and failures to safeguard pupils against extremism have been uncovered by Ofsted inspections carried out without warning.