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Negotiations between the Tories and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.
The man behind the sound effects of Dylan's Under Milk Wood
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
Living off the food other people throw away
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.
Both independence referendum campaigns have urged people to register to vote if they have not already done so.
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the Occupied West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.