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A leading security company says it has uncovered an "unprecedented" cyber-attack on up to 100 banks, but experts are split over its severity.
The Labour-supporting CWU union has been asked to fund a Green Party candidate standing against a shadow minister.
The UK's withdrawal from the European Union would be a "disaster" for both sides, a European commissioner says.
A cat is reunited with his owner after going missing for eight years.
Three soldiers are killed in north-eastern Colombia in an attack blamed by the army on the country's second-largest rebel force, the ELN.
Many schools in Liberia reopen six months after the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak forced their closure.
Three executives from LG electronics are due to stand trial in South Korea after being accused of vandalising washing machines made by rival firm Samsung.
There are renewed fears for the future of the huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife, BBC Scotland has learned.
Police issue their own message to an on-the-run criminal who taunted them on Facebook, as he is arrested and returned to prison.
Britain is heading for its first period of falling prices since 1989.
Clashes erupt in the Yemeni city of Aden as militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi seize buildings guarded by pro-rebel police forces.
"Trip hazard" picnics face ban at Newcastle Racecourse for health and safety reasons.
Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-hour special featuring guests including Jack Nicholson and Robert De Niro.
Ahead of Nigeria's presidential election, Nobel-Prize winning author Wole Soyinka tells the BBC's Will Ross that both main candidates have serious flaws.
New Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says he did not need to think long about the opportunity to replace Paul Lambert.
New rules on drone flights proposed by the US aviation authority would prevent Amazon's drone delivery plans.
The CPS is to review the decision to drop the case against a former president of the Oxford Union, after the alleged victim appeals.
France lock Pascal Pape is cited for allegedly kneeing Jamie Heaslip in the back during Ireland's Six Nations win over France.
Carnival battle in Rio
Rolls-Royce says it does not "tolerate improper business" after the Financial Times reports that the firm has been accused of being involved in the Petrobras bribery scandal.