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Two Turkish police officers have been killed in a town near the Syrian border, in the same province hit by a suicide attack on Monday, officials say.
The first full-length trailer for the 24th James Bond film, Spectre, is released online.
Roger Federer has been visiting children in Malawi to see first-hand the progress his Foundation is making in the field of early childhood care across southern Africa.
Much-loved birds including curlews and cuckoos are under a growing threat from climate change in England.
A new study unpicks how the skin of the Texas horned lizard funnels water towards its mouth, and unveils a plastic replica that uses the same principles.
Toshiba sells its stake in Finnish company Kone as it seeks to bolster its finances amid the continuing accounting scandal
Why some African women are moving away from hair relaxants
A 23-year-old woman from London reportedly dies bungee jumping in Spain.
Manchester United "mystery" target is Juventus striker, Di Maria nears PSG move, Nasri supports Sterling, plus more.
Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.
Votes are being counted in Burundi, where there is tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.
President Obama makes his final appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart, who retires on 6 August.
Memphis Depay scores his first Manchester United goal in a 3-1 pre-season win over MLS side San Jose Earthquakes.
Banning smoking in prisons in England and Wales could make them more unstable, the Prison Governors Association warns.
How Nicki Minaj's awards 'snub' led to Taylor Swift Twitter row
What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.
There has been a 75% rise in the number of patients waiting for appointments at Belfast's Musgrave Park Hospital over the past two years, the BBC learns.
Occupancy rates in hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering units rise in the first five months of 2015.
Urgent action is needed to stop child abuse appearing online as the scale of the problem is massive, the head of the NSPCC in Wales says.
There should be substantial new investment in the NHS in England, two think tanks say.