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Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.
What unusual offence got a Frenchman thrown off a plane?
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814
What new techs can reliably establish our identities?
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.
The Ebola journey no-one in Ivory Coast wants to take
Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild
The millionaires who rescue people at sea
The defection of Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP dominates front pages, which also report the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie.
The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.
Council and housing association tenants are to be given more information about how well their landlord is performing.
Brazilian police arrest eight members of a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.
The retired professor who turned village children into engineers
Previously confidential files reveal concerns by the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) to Margaret Thatcher's commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement, two weeks before it was signed.
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.
Great British Bake Off loser Iain Watters tells BBC Newsnight he doesn't hold a grudge against fellow contestant Diana Beard, even though she played a part in his elimination.