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The UK has 10 universities in the top 100 of the world's best when it comes to global reputation, but many have slipped down the rankings in the past year.
Nigeria's ethnic Fulani herders are said to be the world's fourth deadliest militant group - the BBC's Naziru Mikailu asks who they are and what they are fighting for.
A state of emergency is declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forces all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee their city.
The health benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the negative effects of air pollution, a UK study suggests.
The NHS choir that beat Justin Bieber to the UK's Christmas number one spot in 2015 signs a film deal to tell its story of success.
Making paper from elephant dung
Death of Bangladesh activist raises fears of violent extremism
A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
Daily newspaper the New Day is set to close, just nine weeks after it was launched by publisher Trinity Mirror.
Donald Trump's likely selection as the Republican presidential candidate and the UK decision to take more Syrian refugee children make headlines.
Manchester City were cautious and lacked creativity and tempo in their Champions League exit to Real Madrid, says Chris Waddle.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust is rated "outstanding" despite concerns over its new pioneering emergency-only hospital.
Murdered soldier Lee Rigby's mother Lyn tells of her heartache three years after he was butchered outside his barracks.
The dying art of headhunting tattoos
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports on the fear amongst liberals in Bangladesh following a spate of killings.
John Kasich announces he is stepping down from the race to be the Republican nominee for president, meaning Donald Trump is the only remaining candidate.
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors says it is on track to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2018, two years earlier than expected.
Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan and Syrian teenagers in Calais, who are hoping to rebuild their lives in Britain.
Amir Khan admits he lacks the power to hurt Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in their WBC middleweight title fight but says his speed will win the day.
Six months pregnant and forced to have an abortion