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London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack
Five people die after an attacker stabs a police officer and kills three other people in Westminster in what the PM calls a "sick and depraved" terror act.
IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold
The US secretary of state says it is "only a matter of time" before the leader of IS is dead.
Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election
The president says he feels "somewhat" vindicated over his allegations of wiretapping.
Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from contest
The European Broadcasting Union, which founded Eurovision, says it is "deeply disappointed".
Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'
Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.
Holy Sepulchre Church: Discovery at 'Jesus's tomb' in Jerusalem
Renovation work at the church where it is said that Jesus was buried leads to an historic find.
Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row
The rape, which was allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants, has led to community outrage.
Facebook Live victim 'afraid to go home'
Police say the 15-year-old girl was assaulted in a Facebook live video viewed by at least 40 people.
Fury at eurozone chief Dijsselbloem's 'racist' remarks
The head of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, faces calls to resign in Portugal and Spain.
Mother suffered 'forgotten baby syndrome', death inquest told
A woman whose son died in a hot car should not be held responsible, an Australian inquest hears.
Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'
The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, say US media.
Senegal's Touba TV blames 'satanic trick' for porn gaffe
A religious TV channel in Senegal blames an unidentified saboteur after it broadcast a porn film.
Chewing gum clue convicts killer
Osmond Bell's DNA was found on gum used to secure a lock on the cupboard where Nova Welsh was found.
London attack: 'A policeman was on the floor' - witness accounts
Four people, including an armed police officer, have died in a terrorist incident near the Houses of Parliament.
Woman filmed falling off Westminster Bridge
Footage shows the moment a car sped down Westminster Bridge and a woman fell into the River Thames
London attack: Eyewitness describes terror scene aftermath
Martin Pearce broadcasted live on Facebook during the immediate aftermath of the attack.
What we know so far
Here is what we know about the incidents in Westminster, which are being treated by police as terrorism.
100 years of Japanese animation go online
The oldest surviving anime was found in an antique shop in Osaka in 2008.
How do you draw a creature that humans have never seen?
An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.
Fanzara: Street art revives divided Spanish village
A Spanish village whose residents were at odds over a planned waste dump have overcome their differences with an art project that transformed it into an open-air gallery.
'Cool' dog helps kids with skin disease
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
Best friends become first to co-parent in Canada
Two best friends make legal history in Canada by becoming the first to co-parent.
How your phone could unlock thousands of bikes
A scheme in China that allows users to take a bike anywhere and leave it anywhere
Italy's first woman to manage a male team
Patrizia Panico will make history when she manages the Italian male under-16 national team.
Puerto Rico baseball fans go blond to back team
What began as a joke is now spreading across the island, ahead of the World Baseball Classic final.
How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
Spain's female bodyguards who protect abused women
The story of Ana, a victim of domestic violence, and how an organisation of women bodyguards came to her help.
Personal story of life in the land of 'candle princesses'
Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among "candle princesses".
Is it safe to drink Fanta and Sprite in Nigeria?
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
Why is Spain in the middle of a China-Taiwan spat?
The politics behind Spain's decision to extradite more than 200 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China.
The daredevils feeding a dangerous Russian craze
A number of young Russians are making names for themselves by posting videos of life-threatening stunts online.
A hidden abbot and a besieged temple
What was behind the blockade of a hugely popular Buddhist temple outside Bangkok?
Reality Check: Germany rules terror suspects have no birth right to remain
Germany is tightening up rules on expelling home-born foreign-national terror suspects
Germany 1-0 England
Lukas Podolski's stunning long-range effort helps Germany beat England in an international friendly in Dortmund.
Team Wiggins 'surprised' by Tour de Yorkshire omission
Team Wiggins say they are "surprised" and "disappointed" at their exclusion from next month's Tour de Yorkshire.
World Match Play: Tearful Jason Day pulls out to be with ill mother
An emotional Jason Day withdraws from the WGC Match Play in Texas to be with his mother who has lung cancer.
New Zealand will not face England after All Blacks v Barbarians game is confirmed
England will not face New Zealand until 2018 after the All Blacks are confirmed to face the Barbarians in November