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Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to take the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the ICC world ODI rankings.
Suicide bomber kills at least 40 people at volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.
A fire on a train at Charing Cross station in Central London sparked an emergency evacuation on Sunday morning
Debris from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 leaves rebel-held areas near the crash site heading for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv.
London's Charing Cross Station is closed and trains in the capital are disrupted after a fire on a train.
A further review is commissioned into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was stabbed by a paranoid schizophrenic while on her way to school.
Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.
BBC Sport takes an in-depth look at Lionel Messi's La Liga scoring record, breaking it down season by season.
Police have prevented four or five terror attacks this year, compared to an average of one plot each year previously, the Met commissioner says.
EU migration has blown the government "off course" on meeting its target of cutting net migration to below 100,000, the home secretary says.
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.
Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is unlikely the government will bring net migration down to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.
Residents in Swansea are to be given their say on plans for more than 19,000 new homes across the city.
A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.
A petrol bomb is thrown over the perimeter wall of the police station in Warrenpoint, County Down.