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An Indian court dismisses allegations that a former Delhi minister's pet dog, Don the labrador, would bite his wife on command.
Singer Selena Gomez reveals she is receiving chemotherapy after being diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will not be attending a meeting of the Privy Council due to "prior commitments", his spokesman says.
Which jobs could a 100-year-old worker do?
A shop assistant who prevented an armed robbery by throwing water over a would-be thief is praised for her bravery.
A miniature human kidney has been grown in a petri dish by scientists in Australia.
The winner of this year's Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain, says taking home the title was one of the best moments of her life.
Fight to preserve colonial history
An 18-year-old man is due in court charged with the murder of a Merseyside Police officer who died after being struck by a car.
James Bond star Daniel Craig has said he would only do another Bond movie "for the money", ahead of the release of Spectre in November.
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao plans to retire after his next fight, with Amir Khan a possible opponent.
Tanzanian children and their new prosthetic limbs
A guide to the Privy Council - its historical origins, when it meets and the oath of allegiance that members have to swear in order to join.
Your pictures of the Northern Lights, as seen from across UK
As the CIA releases 2,500 top secret presidential briefings from the 1960s, who decides what should - and shouldn't - be in that briefing?
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch tweets suggesting US President Barack Obama is not a "real black president" and backing Republican hopeful Ben Carson.
Plaid Cymru announces plans to scrap Wales' seven health boards and place major hospitals under one body.
Scientists in the United States say the world's coral reefs are being attacked by a phenomenon that's only occurred twice before in recorded history.
At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in air strikes that hit a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen.
Plans to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers are to be discussed at a meeting of EU ministers in Luxembourg.