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Rescue workers in Guatemala dig through rubble from a mudslide that hit a village not far from the capital, in search of hundreds missing.
Five Brazilian police officers are taken into custody for allegedly putting a gun in the hand of a teenager they allegedly killed in a shootout in a Rio slum.
Surrey County Council is accused of hypocrisy for running stop smoking campaigns while investing heavily in tobacco.
Venus Williams wins the Wuhan Open title as final opponent Garbine Muguruza pulls out with an ankle injury.
A solicitor has been defrauded out of £734,000 pounds of her clients' money in the latest example of a so-called vishing - or voice phishing - attack.
Windsurfing may look like a fun sport, but learning the techniques required to ride the waves has always been something of a challenge for novices.
The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede during the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca arrive back in Iran, but scores are still missing.
A bride in the United States has invoiced two of her wedding guests $75 for failing to turn up at her wedding.
Nato has said a US airstrike may have been responsible for badly damaging a hospital run by the medical charity MSF in the Afghan city of Kunduz.
Russia has carried out "unguided" bombing in Syria that has led to the deaths of civilians, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
Among the many problems brought on by the Greek debt crisis is a surging population of stray dogs, as Emilia Papadopoulos reports.
Bombing hits a clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least three MSF aid workers, with US forces investigating possible involvement.
Australian police say they believe a 15-year-old boy who shot dead a civilian police employee in Sydney had links to terrorism.
Measures are being taken to keep the coke ovens at Redcar operating over the weekend, after owner SSI UK went into liquidation.
Eurotunnel services have been suspended after more than 100 migrants broke into its French terminal, the company says.
The Hit looks back at the best of the action from New Zealand's win over Georgia and previews England's must-win Pool A match against Australia.
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests.
Sharon Kirkham heard gunshots and then saw her friend collapse.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
From David Cameron's long-term vision to tensions over Europe - what to expect from the first Conservative conference as a majority government for 20 years.