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China sends 2,500 soldiers to boost rescue efforts in Yunnan province after an earthquake kills at least 381 people and injures more than 1,800.
Israel announces a seven-hour "humanitarian window" for parts of Gaza, a day after an Israeli attack near a UN-run school killed 10.
According to new research. a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.
Earthquake in the south-western province of Yunnan in China
A metal dust explosion was the likely cause of a blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing 75, officials say.
Kim Ghattas reports from Bhit Shah, south Pakistan, on the threat to Sufism from Islamic hard-liners.
Scientists send a remotely operated vehicle to film one of the UK's deep sea mountains for the first time.
A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.
Police in Alhambra in greater Los Angeles recaptured a giant tortoise after a brief chase along city streets.
The Bank of Portugal unveils a plan to rescue the troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, splitting it into two, with a cash injection for the "good bank".
Is your washing machine about to betray you to cyber thieves?
The reminder an Asperger’s comedian has on his hands
Who killed teenage British soldier Private John Parr?
An Ebola test on a female passenger who died after flying to the UK from West Africa comes back negative, the Department of Health says.
The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro dismiss concerns about pollution in the bay where sailing events will be held.
How to get away with doing nothing at work
GP consultations by telephone, rather than face-to-face, do not reduce the pressures on busy surgeries, a study shows.
From the trenches to Versailles with the BBC's Fergal Keane
Helping atheists to "come out of the closet' in the US
Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland