Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July
After more than a year's absence, Leighton Andrews has returned to the Welsh government's cabinet and admits there is a "big job" to do.
South Korea teenager Kim Hyo-Joo fires a 61 in the Evian Championship, the lowest round in a major tournament.
A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.
Louis van Gaal says Danny Welbeck was sold to Arsenal because he did not score enough goals for Manchester United.
Most students who fail to get good GCSEs in English and maths at 16, have not met these standards by 18, figures for 2013 suggest.
Geoffrey Boycott on England's World Cup chances, the Ashes, Test cricket and one question to which he has no answer.
Nick D'Aloisio speaks to the BBC as he weighs up going to university or working full-time at Yahoo after a new iPad app.
There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.
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A Myanmar human rights activist is sentenced to at least 11 years in jail for taking part in an anti-government march.
What results do students really need to get into university?
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.
American actor Richard Kiel, who played steel-toothed villain Jaws in two James Bond films, has died in California aged 74.
Israel's chief military prosecutor orders criminal investigations into five deadly incidents in the recent Gaza war.
New laws to allow voters to "recall" their MP and force a by-election have been published by the government.
Forty-five Fijian UN peacekeepers captured by an al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group in the Syrian Golan Heights have been released, the UN says.
Mobile phone footage has captured the moment a minivan carrying a couple was swept off Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nevada.
A missing iPhone belonging to missing schoolgirl Alice Gross could hold key information that might help to find her, police have said.
David Aaronovitch and Kelvin MacKenzie on the anger that can be found on social media sites.