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Answering the jokes about women footballers on new Fifa 16 game
An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.
Former New York Governor George Pataki has entered contest for the Republican presidential nomination.
Venezuela and Russian oil giant Rosneft agree to invest $14bn (£9.2) in Venezuela's oil and gas sector, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says.
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.
Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.
A heron causes a stir on Twitter after paying a flying visit to Downing Street.
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.
A teenage driver who killed a man whose car he split in two in a high speed crash boasted about driving at 142mph on a motorway hours before.
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient theatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the announcement that Louise Richardson has been nominated as vice chancellor.
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.
Captain Stephanie Houghton is set to play against Canada in England's final friendly before the Women's World Cup.
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.