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How mobile apps are taming India's "autos"
The African Union gives Burkina Faso's army two weeks to hand over power to a civilian government or risk sanctions, after Friday's coup.
Police launch an investigation after an elderly couple are found dead in a house in Millport on the Island of Great Cumbrae.
A scrap metal dealer from south east London has been jailed for buying memorial plaques stolen from cemeteries.
US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record $100m settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.
An undercover investigation by Panorama has found evidence of greyhounds being drugged in order to fix races.
Almost 60 years after he was first found at a London railway station, Paddington Bear is back on the streets of the capital - in the form of 50 statues of the fictional bear.
Heavy fighting breaks out in the centre of Libya's second city, Benghazi, as the army attempts to retake the area from Islamist militias.
The BBC's Home Editor Mark Easton is taking a road trip around the UK looking at how devolution could work - and testing the public appetite for change.
The funeral of actress Lynda Bellingham has taken place in Somerset.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells MPs she is sorry that there is still nobody to chair the historical child abuse inquiry.
A 16-year-old boy is given a life sentence after admitting the murder of teacher Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.
A suicide bomber kills 15 worshippers at a Shia religious ceremony in north-eastern Nigeria, while the security forces reportedly kill another five.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is in hospital with what doctors at a Buenos Aires clinic say is an "infectious fever".
A body found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia is believed to be the last victim of the cruise ship's 2012 capsize, Italian officials say.
Nik Wallenda walked on a high wire between two Chicago towers. Is his fearlessness learned or natural?
Ideal growing conditions means British fruit farmers are still harvesting strawberries into November.
Facebook creates the ability for users to connect directly to the social network via anonymising "dark web" service Tor.
Sir Richard Branson, owner of Virgin Galactic, insists he will continue with his plans to put tourists into space.
Shumaila Jaffery reports from Lahore hospital after a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.