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The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.
Rare items from the Titanic, including a restaurant dinner menu, sell for a "substantial" six-figure sum at auction.
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.
Environment Secretary Liz Truss says large-scale solar farms are "ugly" as she confirms plans to cut a taxpayer subsidy for the schemes.
A Russian container ship is once again drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board after becoming detached from a tugboat.
What happened to England's lost football grounds?
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?
The medic who brought free healthcare to Karachi's poor
Why are our obsessions never the things we're best at?
The women interned during the war against Japan
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.
A £2m programme using sport to help people suffering from mental health problems is announced by Sport England and Mind.
Virginia state police say they have found human remains that could be those of missing British-born student Hannah Graham.
Hundreds of runners are due to gather in a Glasgow park to celebrate the life of a woman who was killed there.
Scientists should get a grandstand view of a comet on Sunday when it makes a dramatic flyby of Mars.
The number of weapons confiscated in Scottish prisons has almost doubled in a year, new figures show.
Ben Zand is travelling across the country as part of BBC's Pop Up project. In every city he visits, he's checking in on football's fate in the states.
Bermudans are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo left trails of damage in its wake on the tiny Atlantic territory.
Manu Tuilagi is a doubt for England's autumn internationals after suffering a reoccurrence of a groin injury in Leicester's win over Ulster.
Manager Gus Poyet says Sunderland's 8-0 defeat at Southampton is his "most embarrassing" moment in football.