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Australia's David Warner says England have "scared eyes" after they finished day three of the first Test 537 runs behind.
The Queen's representative in Australia reportedly becomes the first serving governor-general to publicly back the country becoming a republic.
The US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Geneva amid hopes that a deal can finally be reached on Iran's nuclear programme.
Latvians are beginning three days of national mourning for the 52 people who died when a Riga supermarket collapsed on Thursday.
England finish day three in disarray after Australia's Michael Clarke and David Warner help set the tourists 561 to win the first Test.
Voters are going to the polls in Honduras on Sunday to choose a new president.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has written off his chances of success at the Brazilian Grand Prix - if it rains.
Israel's drawn-out attempts to open up its skies to foreign competition have caused bitter rows and industrial action, as Jeremy Howell reports.
BBC News visits Dubai's new airport and hears it will be "the largest hub in the world".
Horrors of India's brothels are documented
Ukrainians remember mass starvation under Stalin
Lean times for Spain's barnacle fishers
The search for bodies amid rubble left by typhoon
What's in store when Comet Ison swings by Sun?
Joseph Naso, the California man convicted of murdering four women whose names and surnames bore matching initials, is sentenced to death.
Goose-neck barnacles have become a valuable commodity in northern Spain as the country's economic struggles continue.
A huge US energy supplier, Duke Energy, is fined $1m (£620,000) over the deaths of golden eagles at two wind farms in the state of Wyoming.
The Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission board resigns after six athletes test positive for banned substances in 2013.
North Korea confirms it is holding a US citizen, amid concern for an 85-year-old man who was reportedly detained on a visit there last month.
NHS figures have highlighted the growing impact of delays in discharging patients in England once they are fit to leave hospital.