Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week, as both Asian giants look to extend their sphere of influence.
Secunder Kermani reports from Milan's central railway station which has become a temporary home for migrants arriving on trains from Sicily.
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Chancellor George Osborne is to outline plans giving cities power over transport, housing, planning and policing, in his first speech of the new Parliament.
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A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing up house prices, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Gareth Bale says he will return stronger for Real Madrid after their Champions League semi-final defeat to Juventus.
The FARC rebel movement in Colombia is asking the government to include a smaller guerrilla group, the ELN in peace talks as soon as possible, to end more than fifty ears of conflict.
An attempted military coup is underway in Burundi with heavy gunfire in the capital Bujumbura and thousands of civilians fleeing the small, land-locked country.
An investigation begins into how the former Derry City Council paid almost £100,000 into a fraudulent bank account.
The BBC's Gordon Corera reports on the radical Islamist preacher, Anjem Choudary, who some believe has prompted the government's plans to tackle extremism.
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Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman has spoken for the first time about the serious injuries her daughter suffered in a Halloween costume fire.
The First Minister in Wales has said the Labour Party must appeal to a broader range of voters in the future.
The travel firm Tui is dropping the Thomson and First Choice travel brands in a revamp of its business.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to return home to tackle a coup fails and he has returned to Tanzania, officials there say.
Neuroscientists observe compass-like activity sweeping around a dense ring of cells inside the brain of fruit flies.