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Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild
The millionaires who rescue people at sea
The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.
Council and housing association tenants are to be given more information about how well their landlord is performing.
Brazilian police arrest eight members of a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.
Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard has left the show, but the BBC says her exit was due to illness, not a controversy over the latest episode.
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.
The retired professor who turned village children into engineers
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.
Great British Bake Off loser Iain Watters tells BBC Newsnight he doesn't hold a grudge against fellow contestant Diana Beard, even though she played a part in his elimination.