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A newborn baby is receiving treatment after surviving for up to five days in a drain in Sydney, Australia. How did it manage to keep going?
Cocaine worth an estimated £36m is seized by the Royal Navy after a high-speed chase across the Caribbean.
For programme makers it is becoming increasingly difficult to generate big ratings on TV but the solution may lie in live television, especially in America, as Tom Brook reports
A police officer in Orkney is praised for her bravery after going to the aid of a motorist whose car had been hit by a huge wave.
Details of how to register so you can vote online for BBC Sports Personality of the Year on 14 December.
Bride and groom hold a wedding ceremony in a 1.5 million litre seawater divers' training tank at Fort William.
From the 1953 CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister to a phone call between Presidents Obama and Rouhani and possible direct talks on Iraq, BBC News looks at more than 60 years of tricky US-Iran relations.
How much of a splash has protest movement had?
Thousands of NHS workers in England and Northern Ireland, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, have been staging four hour strikes.
Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
A volcano erupts in the Cape Verde islands, causing residents living in the vicinity to be evacuated and a local airport to be closed.
People who need organ transplants may "die needlessly" following concerns raised by the death of two patients given kidneys infected by a parasitic worm, a leading transplant surgeon warns.
A teenager who was groomed in Yorkshire tells her story
The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says.
Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.
Successful conservation projects have reversed the decline of salmon in many UK rivers, as John Maguire reports.
The integrity of current political talks in Northern Ireland are called into question by a senior DUP man's 'toilet paper' comments, says Sinn Féin.
A rare infection breaks out within the intensive care unit at Northern Ireland's biggest hospital.
Two men who were seriously burned in a blast at a flat in south Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, police say.
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II.