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Public sector bodies in Scotland should be forced to report climate emissions targets and progress, a Holyrood committee recommends.
Thousands of protesters are due to take part in a rally in the Macedonian capital Skopje to demand the resignation of PM Nikola Gruevski.
A service of remembrance is taking place to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cambrian Colliery mining disaster.
Police make an arrest over the death of a 29-year-old man who had been seriously injured in a disturbance at a flat.
The head of the Institute of Directors in Northern Ireland says stability provided by the new Westminster government is in contrast with the situation at Stormont.
Passengers on a bus in Atlanta, Georgia, had a narrow escape after their bus got stuck in traffic - in the path of an oncoming train.
Banning mobile phones from schools has the effect of providing pupils with an extra week's education over an academic year, researchers say.
Boca Juniors are thrown out of the Copa Libertadores after some of the team's fans sprayed River Plate players with an irritant.
Eniola Aluko explains how England will be inspired at the World Cup by the strength of team-mates' personal stories.
A bomb explodes near the entrance of the main airport in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, with two teenage girls killed and more casualties feared.
The MP leading the review into Labour's election defeat tells the BBC the party is facing arguably the greatest crisis in its history.
A teenager who was taken to Mexico by her father eight years ago is returned to her mother in the United States.
Prince Harry says joining the Army kept him out of trouble, adding that he dreaded to think where he would be had he not done so.
Islamic State fighters are being smuggled into Europe by gangs in the Mediterranean, a Libyan official tells a BBC investigation.
Pope Francis is to canonise two 19th Century nuns who lived in what was then Ottoman-ruled Palestine and were native Arabic speakers.
Nigel Farage should take a break "as leader" of UKIP but not a break from being leader, the party's only MP Douglas Carswell says.
Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh, who was caught up in the first earthquake in Nepal three weeks ago, has called for the international community to help those who are suffering.
How to cope when the boss tells you to go
Thomas Cook received compensation - reported to be £3.5m - from a Greek hotel where two UK children died from carbon monoxide poisoning, it emerges.
Could banks assist the UK security authorities identify foreign fighters by uncovering "telltale" financial footprints?