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Three al-Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt of "spreading false news" are sentenced to three years in prison at their retrial in Cairo.
The UN secretary general says "much more is required" to prevent the deaths of refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe after hundreds were reported dead in a few days.
Calls for increased security on the railways are to be discussed at talks in Paris, following last week's foiled attack on a high-speed train.
Great Britain's relay teams ease through to the World Championship finals on the penultimate morning of competition in Beijing.
At least 20 people have died after tropical storm Erika swept across the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Memorial services are going to take place in memory of the 11 people who died in the Shoreham air crash.
Jordan Spieth loses his world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after missing the cut at The Barclays in New Jersey.
Tropical Storm Erika leaves at least 20 dead on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with the devastation setting it back 20 years, its PM says.
A woman and her four children, who have missing since Tuesday, could be travelling to Syria, police have said.
Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, while adults wait on average two years, experts say.
A thick stream of lava has erupted from a newly formed opening on a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
A number of rail services are cancelled as First Great Western staff begin a three-day walkout.
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans after high winds, heavy rains and floods from levees. Here's some of how the BBC reported from the city.
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry, a Tory MP says.
Disabled people face big barriers to integration in Iranian society, says Camelia Sadeghzadeh - but things are starting to improve.
The Edinburgh TV Festival agenda is dominated by the future of the BBC and the health of the British industry.
Tiny Bhutan thinks big after World Cup win
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison infidelity dating website, Noel Biderman, has stepped down.