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Archaeologists who unearthed a burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have made an "exceptionally important find", PM Antonis Samaras says.
24 hours of news photos: 12 August
Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization says.
Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed dramatically
Ireland and England have named their teams for Wednesday's Women's World Cup semi-final at Paris' Stade Jean Bouin.
Laura Muir fails to reach the European Championships 1500m final but Goldie Sayers (javelin) and Martyn Rooney (400m) progress.
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester faces a criminal probe into his role in an allegedly poorly-handled investigation into a suspected child sex offender.
As Liverpool prepare for life without Luis Suarez, BBC Sport looks at how other sides have coped with losing their prize asset.
Andrew Plant sees the aid being prepared for delivery to Iraqis fleeing Islamist militants, and who are trapped on a mountain in Sinjar.
Helicopter footage shows stranded members of the Yazidi community being rescued by an aid helicopter
Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.
A suspected burglar is arrested after a nest of wasps carries out a "sting operation" when he tries to hide in a bush.
Career of actor and comedian in pictures
A wedding video has gone viral across the Internet - after the special day was gate-crashed by the remnants of what had been Hurricane Bertha.
Dominic Casciani on the court battle that won't go away
Who are the Peshmerga, taking on Islamic State militants?
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan is accused of sending out the signal that Northern Ireland "is not open for business" over his decision to block an exploratory borehole in Fermanagh.
The former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir has cancelled all concert dates planned for his bands RatDog and Furthur
Police investigate the death of rugby coach "with heart of gold" who died while on a stag do in Manchester.
Reasons MPs give for deciding to step down from Parliament