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19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
Devil worship in the tunnels of the man-eating mountain
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Danny Welbeck is "electric" after his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Galatasaray.
One of the most beautiful railways in the world has had one of its most successful summers on record.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says Basel "wanted it more" in their 1-0 Champions League Group B win.
A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother.
Cristiano Ronaldo misses one penalty before scoring from the spot as Real Madrid fight back to beat Ludogorets Razgrad.
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross are now treating it as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river
Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.
More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.
The family of a missing schoolgirl who is thought to have gone to Syria, possibly to join Islamist fighters, say they are heartbroken and just want her home.
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.