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The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
Seals fancy penguins, and more nuggets.
The UK criticises an Argentine law requiring public transport vehicles to carry signs declaring the country's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands.
How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.
Residents in parts of New York State hit by severe snow storms are working to clear their roofs, amid fears that the weight of the snow could cause them to collapse.
Nathan Cleverly says Saturday's much-hyped fight with Tony Bellew is the "acid test" for his world title credentials.
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs
James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.
The minute after Obama's immigration speech
The best news photos from around the world
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
Wave power technology firm Pelamis is calling in administrators after failing to secure development funding.
Who is in the new Scottish cabinet?
Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.
Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
Danny Welbeck did the right thing by leaving Manchester United for Arsenal, according to former team-mate Wayne Rooney.
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
Olympic team pursuit champion Dani King says she feared for her career after a training crash put her in intensive care.
Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions as he puts down a title marker ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.