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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a basketball game in New York as about 200 people demonstrate nearby against police violence.
Hong Kong protesters brace for the clearance of parts of their main site, after an injunction paves the way for official action.
Three Turkish soldiers are killed by gunfire in the town of Ceylanpinar on the border with Syria, Turkish news agencies report.
New Zealand police seize NZ$1m-worth of liquid methamphetamine soaked into Tesco-branded moist towelettes.
A South African judge is set to rule on whether prosecutors can challenge Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence, which they regard as too lenient.
The general secretary of UKIP, Roger Bird, denies a claim he sexually harassed a newly-recruited candidate by propositioning her over dinner.
Income inequality has a "statistically significant impact" on economic growth, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Inside the Metropolitan Police Service's most secretive section, which investigates police misconduct and corruption.
A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.
Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
A "Day of Silence" is held in Ukraine in an attempt to kick-start a much-violated ceasefire deal, but new peace talks in Belarus remain uncertain.
Asian shares traded lower on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street over slumping oil prices and worries about global growth.
Images from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's US visit
Why do 'winter wonderlands' leave us cold?
British businessman Shrien Dewani is preparing to leave South Africa after a judge cleared him of murdering his wife on their honeymoon.
Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said.
The BBC's late evening TV news bulletins in the English regions are being extended in the run-up to the general election in May next year.
A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
The Indian prime minster has made repeated visits to Kashmir despite fears that he would marginalise the country's Muslim population, says Andrew Whitehead.