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Nine people have been injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, with one attacker shot dead, police say.
Trevor Baylis, inventor of the wind-up radio, is to be appointed CBE for services to intellectual property in a ceremony at Windsor Castle later.
Europe editor Katya Adler on the alarm at Russian muscle-flexing
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool asks people on either side of the same-sex marriage debate in Alabama if there are echoes of the civil rights struggles of the past.
Plans to test drones at Newquay Airport in Cornwall are being opposed by the government, according to a leaked briefing note.
Serious offences including violent and sexual crimes and persistent offenders are too often given a "just a slap on the wrist" with a caution, MPs say.
The government's Prevent programme is aimed at stopping more people getting drawn towards violent extremism - but is it failing?
US researchers build tiny electronic scaffolds using a new technique aimed at merging biology with electronics.
Religious and political leaders in Greater Manchester urge people to "turn their backs" on English Defence League protesters in the city this weekend.
There are approximately 46,000 Twitter accounts operating on behalf of Islamic State, a new US study claims.
The government should speak up in support of democracy in Hong Kong or risk damage to the UK's reputation there, MPs say.
South Korean police say they are seeking a detention warrant for a man who slashed the US ambassador to South Korea on charges of attempted murder.
Common chemicals that disrupt hormones could cost more than €150bn a year in damage to health in Europe, studies claim.
Much-loved New York sheet music shop closes down
Senior figures in Congress urge the US president to send lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian rebels.
What's the message in experimental figures on the true shape of migration in England?
A major analysis by Oxford University estimates England's population has risen by more than half a million since 2011 due to immigration.
Proposals to give more rights to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions are unveiled by the government.
Feminine titles exist and must be used by Italian MPs, lower house speaker Laura Boldrini says. But it is a rather thorny issue, the BBC's Julian Miglierini reports.
The first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is "not convinced" by new legislation which would allow assisted suicide.