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The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting one in five pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil say.
The bodies of US climber Alex Lowe and cameraman David Bridges are found on Shishapangma in Tibet, 16 years after they were killed by an avalanche.
May Day marked in different ways around the world.
Colombia deports alleged drug lord Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail and described as one of the region's most feared criminals, to Peru.
Synthetic cannabis is having a "devastating impact" in UK prisons and the situation is "getting worse, not better", the new chief inspector of prisons says.
An Australian runner who suffered life-threatening burns when she was caught in a bushfire during a race finishes a gruelling Ironman triathlon.
The women who worked at the BBC in the 1920s
Thousands of guitarists set a new Guinness World Record in Poland.
The carpet seller who became a multimillionaire website boss
Two criminal cases are filed in Bangladesh against three men arrested for hacking to death a Hindu tailor, the latest in a series of such killings.
Why we still shop in department stores
Mark Selby digs deep to lead Ding Junhui 10-7 after a marathon opening day of the World Championship final at the Crucible.
Puerto Rico's governor says the territory will not make a debt repayment on Monday after a weekend of crunch talks to resolve the financial crisis end without a deal.
A British Army team arrives in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Islamist militants.
Scientists in Brazil say the Zika virus may be more dangerous than previously thought.
Lost boats recorded in sea off Scotland
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in a bid to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria as fighting rages in Aleppo.
It is five years since US Navy commandos killed the al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, in a pre-dawn raid in Pakistan. Frank Gardner examines his legacy and how Islamic State has built on what Bin Laden began.
Proposals to tackle "unfair" tipping practices and boost transparency for UK workers and consumers are unveiled.
A new type of cancer drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer which is no longer responding to treatment, say researchers.