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Edinburgh Zoo said it 'believes' its panda Tian Tian is pregnant and may give birth at the end of the month.
Residents of Colombia's northern La Guajira province clash with police as they demand more government support to overcome a drought.
Life and career of actor and comic Robin Williams
A zoo in southern China has unveiled newborn panda triplets, thought to be the world's first known surviving trio.
A Spanish missionary who contracted Ebola in Liberia dies in hospital in Spain, officials say, as the virus claims more than 1,000 lives in West Africa.
A summary of the findings in the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, conducted by ScotCen Social Research between May and July 2014.
South Korean coast guard officers say they did not have the right training or equipment to rescue passengers from the stricken ferry, Sewol.
The European Court of Human Rights rules that the UK has again breached prisoners' rights by failing to give them the vote - but refused to award damages.
The start of the grouse shooting season has reignited debate over the future of the practice.
Suzi Perry introduces highlights of the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo.
How drones are being developed for a wide range of future uses.
Robots help art lovers explore London's Tate Britain after hours
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.
Anti-Nato protestors' plans for a park "peace camp" angers residents as Newport prepares for next month's summit.
Is it time for cricket to follow football and rugby by giving umpires the power to send players off?
Almost 300 lorries carrying food, medicine and generators have left the Moscow area bound for eastern Ukraine where fighting continues, Russia says.
Transfers, top stories and expert predictions: BBC Sport runs you through what's happened in the Premier League this summer.
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.
Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he called "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.