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Prizzi's Honor star Kathleen Turner joins the cast of a play about transgender identity.
A golden statue damaged in last month's bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok, is unveiled to the public in a special ceremony.
A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
A play exploring the radicalisation of young Muslims was scrapped by the National Youth Theatre over concerns about its "extremist agenda".
Gatwick Airport police arrest an intruder who got on to an plane without a passport, ticket or boarding pass.
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are in a league of their own in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix.
The Williams Formula 1 Grand Prix team cuts half-year losses following a sharp rise in revenues.
The battle over where waiters' tips go
Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.
In the wake of a turbulent few weeks on the Chinese stock market, where do Asian economies stand?
The BBC's Matthew Price in Budapest says several thousand migrants are still waiting at Budapest's international railway station in the hope of getting on trains to other parts of Europe.
The government owns art worth at least £3.5bn, but only a tiny fraction is on display, a pressure group claims.
A campaign set up by children's author Patrick Ness to raise funds for Syrian refugees raises more than £150,000 in 24 hours.
Man Utd's "inexperience" in the transfer market led to the collapse of David De Gea's move, says Real Madrid's president.
The BBC's Ben Brown reports from inside Budapest's Keleti station were migrants are staying in the hope of taking trains from Hungary to other parts of Europe.
Police search for a missing 14-year-old girl who is believed to have left home to meet a man she "thinks she is love in with" that she met online.
Online betting company Bwin accepts a £1.1bn takeover bid from GVC, in preference to a rival offer from 888.
Car hire app Uber has been the target of protests and legal action by taxi drivers around the world, but is now making inroads into Africa.
Rich nations at UN climate talks are said to be edging towards a compromise on the thorny issue of loss and damage.
David De Gea to be given a fresh start at Man Utd, Paul Merson says Arsenal fans will feel cheated this summer, plus more.