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Gunmen shoot dead two Egyptian policemen on a road leading to the Giza pyramids, in a rare attack at a tourist site.
A jockeys' coach apologises for "misjudged comments" after a BBC interview in which he said women "can't ride".
A decorated soldier is jailed for running over a hitch-hiker after she had been browsing the internet on her phone at the wheel.
More than 7,000 men and boys have died in Nigerian military custody during its fight against Boko Haram, says Amnesty International.
Two teenagers are named as among those injured when a rollercoaster crashed at Alton Towers.
A new instalment in the best-selling post-apocalyptic video game series Fallout is confirmed.
Raiders apparently rammed the wrong shop in the centre of Bristol on Wednesday in a bid to steal clothing.
The bodies of a young girl and her parents were found at their Didcot home after the murder suspect sent a "concerning" text.
BBC Sport examines potential candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter, who is to resign as Fifa president.
US students head to Germany for free college degrees
David Cameron has led tributes to the former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy in Parliament.
Lufthansa Group is making online-booking services, including Opodo and Expedia, add a surcharge, to encourage people to use its own site.
Business experts on how Fifa can rebuild
Police have arrested a man in Boston, hours after shooting dead a terror suspect whom they say he knew.
Apple recalls its Beats Pill XL speaker systems warning that they could overheat and pose a fire risk.
A bus driver who was convicted of raping and sexually abusing young boys is jailed for 13 years.
Emotional Fifa president Sepp Blatter is given a 10-minute standing ovation by 400 staff as he returns to its Zurich HQ after saying he will quit.
Top seed Serena Williams and Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky reach French Open semi-finals at Roland Garros.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are stranded in remote desert areas because Jordan is restricting informal border crossings, Human Rights Watch says.
An Aberdeen shop which sells "legal high" drugs is shut down in what is believed to be a Scottish first