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The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.
A nurse killed a patient with a "massive overdose" of an anti-psychotic drug, a court hears.
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.
Fans of NBA team Houston Rockets are trapped overnight by flash floods after watching their team beat Golden State Warriors.
West Ham United qualify for next season's Europa League after topping the Premier League Fair Play table.
The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor knew about phone hacking as the practice was "systematic".
As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza appeals on Facebook for money to run the country's controversial elections
England appoint 52-year-old Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
Fourth seed Petra Kvitova survived a scare before beating New Zealand's Marina Erakovic in the French Open first round.
A jogger who was knocked down by a cyclist on a Livingston footpath at the weekend dies in hospital.
After his century and bowling inspire a thrilling win over New Zealand at Lord's, have England found a new hero in Ben Stokes?
Who ran the furthest? Who got the best value for money? Which managers made the biggest impact? BBC Sport looks at the season's key numbers.
The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.
A man pleads guilty to murdering 17-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
Poland goalkeeper Artur Boruc signs a one-year deal at promoted Bournemouth after his release from Southampton.
Charter Communications agrees to buy Time Warner Cable media giant in a cash and shares deal worth $78.7bn.
Police are investigating an incident of sectarian graffiti sprayed on a Catholic church in West Lothian over the weekend.