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How the internet descended on lion-killer
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady promises to "fight" the NFL over his four-game ban from the 'deflate-gate' scandal.
India's Supreme Court turns down a final plea for reprieve by Yakub Memon, convicted in the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.
One of the last five Northern White Rhino left in the world has died.
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.
Six fishermen are rescued after their vessel collides with another boat off the County Down coast.
Can guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence improve our final moments, asks Smitha Mundasad.
Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics are facing a serious challenge to clean polluted waters for sailing and windsurfing events.
Plans to create the world's "longest and tallest tunnel slide" down the Orbit Tower, next to the Olympic Stadium, are approved.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron unveils his team to shadow the cabinet, with former leader Nick Clegg turning down a role.
There is "strong evidence" Israel committed war crimes in Gaza after a soldier was captured by Hamas in last year's war, Amnesty International says.
New research reveals the key to the serrated tooth structure that made carnivorous theropod dinosaurs such successful predators.
Why do people leave their children out of their will?
England's health watchdog puts forward new draft guidance to improve the care of adults in their last few days of life.
A leading bookmaker is refusing to take bets on which artist will record the next James Bond theme song after one customer tried to place a £15,000 wager on Radiohead being selected.
The BBC's John Maguire reports on how new mobile phone technology could be helping with the reintroduction of printed photos.
An eight-year-old boy in America becomes the youngest recipient of a double hand transplant.
US dentist Walter Palmer, who killed a lion in Zimbabwe, says he regrets shooting the animal.
In a new study, physicists reveal how ants co-operate to carry huge chunks of food back to their nests.
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.