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2016 is likely to be the first year in recorded history in which levels of CO2 in the atmosphere remain above the symbolically important threshold of 400 parts per million.
Tom Hayden, progressive activist and a prominent figure in the US anti-Vietnam war movement, dies after a lengthy illness.
A sculpture by British war artist Paul Nash that was found in pieces in a cardboard box this year after being lost for decades is about to go on show at Tate Britain.
Police in France have begun an operation to clear the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais.
VR is increasingly being used in real-world situations by schools, charities, hospitals and... kitchen retailers.
The true cost of the diabetes epidemic facing the UK is lives blighted by years of disability.
Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo are on the shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player.
Paul Dibbins cut off two toes when they went gangrenous and a hospital operation was cancelled.
A blogger raising money for the woman who footballer Ched Evans was accused of raping says the campaign is about showing "love and support".
Tim Muffett met Newfoundland rescue dogs in training.
The singer stormed off stage before coming back out to explain he "wanted to have a connection with fans".
England beat Bangladesh by 22 runs on the final morning of the first Test in Chittagong.
The prime minister is to offer the leaders of the three devolved governments a "direct line" to Brexit Secretary David Davis ahead of the UK's negotiations to leave the EU.
British banker Rurik Jutting, accused of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, pleads not guilty at the start of his trial.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appeal for women's votes as the US presidential race nears its final fortnight.
Comedians and friends pay tribute to the "amazing" contribution to British TV of Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry after his death at the age of 93.
Migrants and police clashed overnight as the 'Jungle' in Calais faces demolition.
After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
A paramedic describes being constantly spat at as well being verbally and physically abused by patients.
The young men conscripted to fight in Egypt during the Suez Emergency recall their experiences.