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John Simpson examines the successes of Islamic State and the consequences for those affected and the wider region.
Joe Root and Ben Stokes showed "fantastic character" as they led England's fightback against New Zealand, says Jonathan Agnew.
Baltimore's top prosecutor announces revised charges, but the most serious charges - including second-degree murder - remain.
Adult Friend Finder, a casual dating website, has called in police and hacking investigators after a suspected leak of client information.
Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
BBC News caught up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna.
Deutsche Bank shareholders deliver a strong vote of disapproval on the running of the German financial giant.
The head of the Boy Scouts of America says defiant chapters and possible legal challenges should give organisation pause.
A US air strike on Syria probably killed two children, the Pentagon says, acknowledging civilian casualties for first time.
Before Steven Gerrard's final Liverpool match, BBC Sport remembers some of his stand-out moments for the club.
A man who hacked to death his mother and sister with an axe had said beforehand he was "possessed by the demons", an inquest hears.
The day-one recovery against New Zealand gives hope that the ghosts haunting England may soon be just a memory, writes Tom Fordyce.
Former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez could replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Real Madrid.
The safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system is to be debated in the House of Commons next week.
Labour should commit to the Nato target of spending at least 2% of national income on defence, Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall says.
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.
From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.