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More than 100,000 people in Recife pay their last respects to the late presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
Table-topping GB athletes can get even better
Manager Manuel Pellegrini wants Manchester City to avoid a repeat of the "disaster" they experienced two years ago.
England beat Canada 21-9 in Paris to win the Women's Rugby World Cup for the first time in 20 years.
Riding a business wave in Australia's surf centres
Thirteen children aged as young as one were among the 35 Afghan Sikh immigrants found in a shipping container at Tilbury docks in Essex, police say.
A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a port are understood to be Sikhs from Afghanistan, Essex Police say.
A man from Northern Ireland dies after falling from a cliff into the sea at Fanad Head, County Donegal.
Jamaican sprinter and world record holder Usain Bolt dances samba with children on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach ahead of a 100m race to promote the Rio 2016 Games.
A woman dubbed the Hackney Heroine for standing up to rioters in 2011 says she is standing down from the race to be Liberal Democrat president.
Country music legend Johnny Cash's childhood home is opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up.
In an interview with the BBC, Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari outlines the "formidable" international threat that militant group the Islamic State (IS) poses.
A four-year-old boy is rescued from a Swansea dock after a man who was eating at a nearby restaurant saw him fall in.
Men from Wales who lost their lives in Flanders during World War One are remembered at a ceremony in Belgium.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says the team has moved on after Luis Suarez's exit and are stronger than last term.
Newcastle United remembers fans who died on flight MH17
Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford and the relay teams help Britain to a record 12 gold medals at the European Championships.
England rout India by an innings and 244 runs in the final Test at The Oval to complete a 3-1 series triumph.
Lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid to eastern Ukraine have reached a border post controlled by separatists.
A major pro-government rally in Hong Kong has drawn thousands of supporters, in response to civil disobedience campaigns by activists.