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Hundreds of children across the US have been treated for a rare respiratory virus and more cases are expected in the next few weeks, doctors say.
The designer, a long-time friend of Jonathan Ive, joins Apple, prompting speculation about its rumoured wearable technology plans.
Four people have been convicted at Winchester crown court over a match.com scam.
Former F1 world champion Alain Prost says Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could remain team-mates for three years.
Gianluca Brambilla and Ivan Rovny are thrown out of the Vuelta a Espana after a fight on stage 16, won by Alberto Contador.
Estonia says Russia is preventing its consul from seeing a security official detained by Russia at the border and accused of spying.
The announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prompts a slew of ads.
David Cameron tells MPs that Nato stands 'firmly behind' Ukraine and offers further support.
Soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the region's worst floods for 50 years snapped a number of key crossings.
Britain's James Corden is confirmed as Craig Ferguson's successor as host of The Late Late Show on American TV.
A zoo owner is accused of a string of animal welfare charges including leaving an emu suffering from a painful beak ulcer.
Markets wake up to independence
Protesters in Pakistan tell the BBC they were paid to join anti-government demonstrations but are now being denied permission to return home.
Michael Sheen is to direct and star in a production of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood in the New York theatre where the poet first performed it.
The pros and cons of different age gaps between siblings.
Police investigate the rape of a 19-year-old woman in a supermarket car park in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.
Details emerge from Israel about a prostitution ring in which Jewish women were allegedly forced into having sex with non-Jews by a messianic sect.
Interactive video explains all the background, six months on
Richard Westcott reports on what is next in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Strange artistic mash-ups on view at a tube station include an image combining Lady Thatcher and Che Guevara.