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Germany commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden.
Winger Anthony Watson and centre Jonathan Joseph are set to be England's "point of difference", writes BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.
The trial of the man accused of killing the real life sniper behind Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper" is underway in the US.
Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
Darren Clarke says he would "love" to be Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup captain at Hazeltine National in Minnesota.
A patient's family who blamed her death on medics' failure to treat her following major heart surgery receive a compensation payout after taking the case to the High Court.
Ultrasound images of a baby pygmy hippopotamus kicking inside its mother's womb have been released by Melbourne Zoo.
Global climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal negotiating text for the climate summit in Paris in December.
Events are to take place in Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden which created a firestorm and left the city in ruins.
A farmer dies after being kicked in the neck by one of his cows, the National Farmers Union confirms.
How much do women around the world pay to give birth?
A businessman killed by a runaway tipper truck was planning his retirement.
Two men who "laughed and boasted" about raping a girl outside a nightclub are jailed for nine years.
After a week of marathon diplomacy, including extensive travel and endless negotiations, Germans are asking how does Chancellor Merkel keep going - and when does she sleep?
The driver of a tipper truck that crashed in Bath, killing a child and three adults, passed his HGV test just days earlier, it emerges.
Composer and pianist John McCabe, one-time director of the London College of Music, dies aged 75.
The 11th Cricket World Cup is set to start, with co-hosts Australia and New Zealand both playing on the first day.
Russia says it has made no promises to free Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, despite claims following the Minsk peace deal.
Two thousand websites selling fake luxury goods have been removed by UK police since the start of the year.
A man hailed as the country's longest serving police officer is being honoured as he retires just short 50 years of service.