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India freezes the bank accounts of Greenpeace, accusing it of breaking the country's tax laws and working against its economic interests.
Reanne Evans trails Ken Doherty 5-4 in qualifying as she bids to be the first woman to reach the World Championship proper.
A monument to a British colonialist has been removed in South Africa after protests. The BBC takes a look at other statues that have suffered a similar fate.
Albert Ebosse, the player who died after a match in Algeria last year, was murdered, according to his father.
Tim Sherwood says his time at Spurs was a success as he prepares for his first return to the club since his sacking.
China defends its construction of artificial islands in a disputed area of the South China Sea, saying it is needed to safeguard its sovereignty.
The state of the NHS is the "number one" election issue for voters, Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says, claiming Labour Welsh ministers had "stripped hundreds of millions of pounds" out of the service.
Some Palestinian factions in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp agree to Syrian government action to combat IS militants, Palestinian officials say.
A man in his 40s is killed after a crash involving a van and a truck on a motorway in the Republic of Ireland.
Leading choreographers including Akram Khan say UK contemporary dance training is "an obstacle", leaving dancers less equipped than students trained internationally.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says football concentrates too much on individuals and prizes like the Fifa Ballon d'Or.
Runners, riders, trainers and form - all the key details for Saturday's big race.
One of the men jailed for life for murdering Glasgow teenager Kriss Donald is given another jail term for lying in a bid to free an accomplice.
Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American humour.
A South Carolina police officer charged with murder after shooting an unarmed black man in the back had a prior complaint of excessive force.
The BBC's Karen Allen gains exclusive access to the dormitories at Garissa University College, where almost 150 people were killed by al-Shabab militants a week ago.
Polymorphic malware that changes its identity up to 19 times a day to avoid detection while taking control of users' computers has been deactivated.
A woman who said she had to leave her home in County Antrim after racist attacks has told the BBC she is now living in sheltered accommodation.
As Presidents Obama and Castro prepare for a historic meeting in Panama, how is this growing relationship playing out on the streets of Havana?
Iran's supreme leader condemns as "genocide" the military intervention in Yemen by his country's main regional rival, Saudi Arabia.