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Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.
A dog was rescued by the RNLI on Sunday after going missing for nearly 10 days in a chance sighting close to Foreland Point, in North Devon.
Some black cab drivers have formed 'hit squads' to track down and block illegal minicab drivers in London, according to the BBC's Inside Out programme.
Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York