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The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
Two developers are considering submitting planning applications for another 1,000 student flats in Belfast city centre.
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
Brain tumour patient Ashya King will receive his final dose of proton beam therapy later, the clinic treating him says.
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
A US doctor who recently returned from the Ebola-hit West African country of Guinea has tested positive for the virus in New York, officials say.
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.
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The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because of the country's relative economic health.