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Pope Francis is set to visit Turkey for what is being billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country.
Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.
A huge clean-up is under way in Brisbane after a severe storm swept across south-east Queensland causing damage worth $A100m (£54m).
French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.
Could the NHS year be the answer to our big number problems?
Thousands of people are expected to descend on retailers to pick up a bargain. But why is it called 'Black Friday'? The BBC explains.
The radio show that got schoolchildren singing
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms.
The field of geo-engineering - where humans intervene to change the climate - throws up fascinating ideas, and nightmare scenarios.
The profile of chess has dipped since the days of Bobby Fischer - but that does not mean it is not in rude health, says David Edmonds.
Camera traps, used by a project assessing radioactive exposure impacts on wildlife, record the first photos of a brown bear in Chernobyl's exclusion zone.
A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil has been deported to his home country.
Cricket fans and players from around the world pay their tributes to Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who died aged 25.
Francis Crawford of Lymond has topped a poll of favourite Scottish book characters carried out as part of Book Week Scotland.
Oil exporting nations agreed to keep pumping oil at its current levels - a move that sparked new falls in the price of oil. What will be the effect in Asia?
Saving Kenya's children born of incest from a death sentence
David Cameron is preparing to deliver a speech outlining his plans to reduce immigration from the EU - after figures revealed net migration had risen above 2010 levels.
A mother's decision to leave Whatsapp chat group goes viral
How Korea helped prostitutes work near US military bases