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An injured five-year-old girl and a dead driver are found in a car which had been in a ditch "for some time".
China's first large passenger aircraft to be made in the country was rolled out of the final assembly line in Shanghai on Monday.
The UK and German economies are the "beating heart" of Europe, George Osborne says as he heads to Berlin for talks on reforming the EU.
Dating apps are increasing rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), says the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV.
Pre-tax profit at Europe's biggest lender, HSBC, jumps 32% from a year ago in the third quarter to beat expectations.
Days of heavy rain have caused severe flooding in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Staff of Australia's national carrier Qantas don All Blacks jerseys to settle a wager with Air New Zealand after Australia's Rugby World Cup defeat.
The bodies of 162 people are flown back to Russia as an investigation into the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt's Sinai peninsula continues.
Ex-US senator Fred Thompson - who acted in films and on TV, investigated President Nixon and made a bid for the presidency - dies at the age of 73.
Coastal schools' slow road to improvement.
A campaign calling for the government to increase investment in mental health services has been launched.
The daredevil photographers capturing urban decay
Tens of thousands of people attended the rally for Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy, in Yangon.
Knights and dames will be dropped from the Australian honours system, the Order of Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces.
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter is named World Rugby player of the year and the All Blacks are team of the year.
Chris Forsyth's images of the modernist stations that make up the Montreal Metro system.
One woman who is still haunted by the Ripper years
An "extremely well preserved" family burial vault is discovered "accidentally" at Gloucester Cathedral.
Will Hawaii break away from America?
What a viral picture tells us about child poverty in Africa