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The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, adding to optimism that the US economy is roaring once more.
Israeli forces search for a soldier believed captured in fighting that ended a short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza.
Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.
New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
England's schools are being told to expect big variability in their GCSE results because of the largest changes to the exams for several years.
Scotland's Michael Jamieson says he "let people down" by not winning gold at Glasgow 2014 but vows to come back stronger.
England's Jack Laugher wins his second gold of Glasgow 2014, in the men's synchronised 3m springboard with Chris Mears.
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.
The Housing Executive says a plaque to UDA members in south Belfast was not part of a memorial garden it funded in the Annadale Flats area.
Rugby Union supporters in Australia will pilot moveable seats during their Test against New Zealand on 16 August.
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.
A 47-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murdering a seven-year-old girl in Nottingham, as police are given more time to question a second suspect.
A top European watchdog urges more EU transparency over key talks on a free trade deal with the US.
Tim Stanley and Ann Widdecombe debate whether youth politics is a waste of time
A car crashes into the lounge of a pub in Denbighshire causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
How the world rallied behind Christians in Mosul
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics.
Secret Cinema has finally opened its Back to the Future show to strong reviews after the late cancellation of earlier dates.
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.
People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests.