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Great Britain's record-breaking Olympics team will fly in luxury as they return from Rio on Tuesday morning.
Former French head of state Nicolas Sarkozy confirms that he will seek to run again in next year's presidential election. What obstacles does he face?
A 36-year-old is stabbed by a man reportedly carrying a sword in a retail centre car park.
In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city's many power blackouts.
A competition is launched to find a new voice for the speaking clock to celebrate 80 years of the telephone service.
Around 15,000 unaccompanied minors have arrived in Italy this year alone, double the number from last year. Chris Buckler reports from the port of Catania in Sicily.
Long jump star Greg Rutherford, actress Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson complete this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Turkey backtracks on an earlier statement which identified a suicide bomber who attacked a Kurdish wedding killing 54 people as a child.
Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.
An Iraqi TV station has aired footage showing a police officer removing an explosive vest from boy, reportedly in Kirkuk on Sunday.
Germans are advised to stock up on food and water, Cold War-style, but some call it scaremongering.
The swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren are dropping their sponsorship of the disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.
Medal-winning members of Team GB were more likely to have been state school educated, says an education charity.
Chinese fans mystified how incorrect flag resurfaces during the medal ceremony for the nation's final gold.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine dismisses reports Theresa May could "kill off" George Osborne's elected mayor project.
Britain's Rio medal haul makes them a "superpower of Olympic sport", says UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl.
The mental well-being of teenage girls in England has worsened in recent years, says research for the Department for Education.
A mysterious black door has appeared on Sonning bridge, puzzling nearby residents.
A British citizen has been killed in Iraq trying to defuse a bomb left by the so-called Islamic State group, US contractor Janus says.
A penguin at Edinburgh Zoo inspects the King of Norway's Guard for whom is mascot.