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The BBC's Will Ross reports from Nigeria on fears that Boko Haram is expanding its attacks, after 80 people were kidnapped from a village in Cameroon.
A mother is shown a video of the moment her son was killed by a police car on an emergency call, at the inquest into his death.
The American space agency's Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Equatorial Guinea FA says risk of Ebola at the Africa Cup of Nations is "under control" despite stadium entry delays.
A planned strike by civilian police staff in England and Wales on Friday in a row over pay has been called off, Unison says.
Former chief executive of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy, has told Panorama that there was a "failure" of leadership at the retailer under his successor, Philip Clarke.
Tesco allowed the trust of its millions of customers to be "eroded," ex-boss Sir Terry Leahy tells BBC Panorama in his first detailed comments on the crisis at the retailer.
A Vietnamese pot-bellied pig in Derby has cake and music to celebrate his third birthday.
The company that owns Birmingham City FC fears that a former employee may have "misappropriated" £2.5m.
As Oxfam predicts that the richest 1% of the world's population will soon have more wealth than the rest, the BBC looks at who exactly is the top 1%.
Gary Glitter crept into a schoolgirl's bed and tried to rape her at the height of his fame, a court hears as the former pop star goes on trial for alleged sex offences.
Genetic mutations that are associated with resistance to the frontline malaria drug are identified, scientists report.
Men and women are more successful when they adopt healthy behaviours as a couple, research reveals.
A driver in the US has had a lucky escape after his truck was sandwiched between two lorries in a crash.
A Christian-ethos free school has its government funding terminated after being put in special measures by Ofsted.
Are Jewish people in London afraid for their safety after Paris attacks?
Eilish Doyle and her family who live outside Draperstown, Northern Ireland, have been without water for six days.
A major road in north Wales is closed as a tractor is left hanging off a bridge following a crash.
Tanzania offers a reward for information leading to the recovery of a missing albino girl feared to have been kidnapped for her body parts.
A UK doctor performed female genital mutilation on a young mother after she gave birth in hospital, a court has heard, in the first prosecution of its kind in the UK.