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The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
The girl with three biological parents
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption.
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.
Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, says any agreement to end the conflict in Ukraine, must include discussions on giving more autonomy to pro-Russians in the east.
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.
Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects to be busy on deadline day, while plenty of activity is expected after a record summer of spending.
Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.
Javier Gomez wins the Triathlon World Series title ahead of Jonny Brownlee, whose brother Alistair wins the final race.
Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes into his US Open fourth-round match against Andy Murray boosted by the Briton's uncertain form.
Police say they will not apologise for the way they conducted a search for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who was taken from a UK hospital by his parents against medical advice.
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.