BBC World Service
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Liverpool suffer their third defeat in five Premier League games as West Ham United emerge victorious at Upton Park.
Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg is "back to normal" after their Spa clash.
The Duke of Cambridge is on an official visit to Malta to help the country celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence.
Since parts of the border were opened 66,000 people have crossed from Syria into Turkey in just 24 hours, a Turkish government official tells the BBC.
Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.
Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to the Islamic State militant group to free British hostage Alan Henning.
Dozens of hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) from the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been freed and are back in Turkey.
The UK government is to provide £12m to help France tackle the problem of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from Calais.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores a hat-trick and Gareth Bale nets a brace as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo La Coruna.
Pappis Cisse comes off the bench to score twice as Newcastle come back from behind to earn a dramatic draw against Hull.
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.
Danny Welbeck opens his Arsenal account as three goals in four minutes help the Gunners beat Aston Villa.
Niko Kranjcar's sublime free-kick earns Queens Park Rangers a late draw against Stoke at Loftus Road.
A rare negative of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot, is sold at auction in Devizes.
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
Clashes between Yemen's Houthis and Sunni militias continue in the capital, Sanaa, killing four people and injuring three, reports say.
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg to pole by a tiny fraction in a thrilling qualifying session in Singapore.
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.
Two Britons detained in Qatar after investigating the treatment of migrant workers there fly back to the UK.