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Paul Adams looks at what's being discussed by EU ministers to tackle the ever-growing migrant problem.
Enforcing a smoking ban in cars with children present could prove "difficult", the Law Society of Scotland has said.
The apps monitoring South Korean teenagers
Children at primary school should be tested for their fitness as well as their ability in maths and English, says a health campaign group.
Karen Carney on threat posed by Colombia, England's very own Lionel Messi and her battle with depression.
News organisations need to become "more inventive" to arrest a decline in traditional revenue sources, an international survey warns.
The battlefield strategies behind Islamic State's conquests
The referendum on whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union will not take place on 5 May next year, the government says.
Top bosses' tips on how to juggle life and work
Pupils will have to score more highly to gain a "good pass" in their GCSEs, under changes to England's exams.
The chief medical officer for England calls for an independent review of the safety and efficacy of medicines.
Do butterflies hold the answer to life's mysteries?
Tens of thousands of people with asthma in the UK are not getting the right medicines to keep their condition safely under control, according to an audit.
Is it true we'd need four Earths if everyone lived like Americans?
When dead soldiers' teeth were turned into dentures for the rich
Syrian Kurdish fighters say they have taken control of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Abyad, cutting off a major supply route for the jihadist group.
How much do the best female footballers earn? Their incomes vary drastically, as BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan discovers.
He may be fighting the dying of the light on his time at Fifa but Sepp Blatter wants to decide when to extinguish the flame.
Clothing retailer Gap is to close 175 stores across North America over the next few years as it attempts to restore flagging sales.
Gaming giant Electronic Arts revealed its upcoming titles at the gaming conference E3.