The European Commission will make the controversial proposal that EU member countries should take in refugees under an EU quota scheme.
Powerful crime stories win big at the Baftas
Greek politicians are hopeful that Eurozone ministers will recognise its fiscal progress, paving the way for bailout funds to be released.
The US Supreme Court is reviewing the use of lethal injection - its ruling will have big ramifications for the way capital punishment is carried out.
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History suggests it will be hard for the Democratic Party to pull off three consecutive presidential wins, says Nick Bryant.
Britain's Mark Cavendish sprints to a dominant victory in the first stage of the Tour of California in Sacramento.
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Chaotic Nigerian city is revamped and renewed
Children as young as 10 are smoking cigarettes, eating junk food and drinking energy drinks for breakfast to prepare for exams, a survey of 1,000 children suggests.
A scanning project suggests that about a third of Ancient Egypt's animal mummies are empty.
Scotland rated the best country in Europe in terms of legal equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.