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The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.
At least 11 people are killed in a shoot-out between rival vigilante groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan.
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.
Will threats from hackers stop people from going to see The Interview - a comedy which pokes fun at North Korea - in cinemas?
Funerals are being held in Peshawar after Pakistan's deadliest Taliban attack left 132 children and nine staff dead at a school.
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.
The first female bishop for the Church of England has been announced as vicar Reverend Libby Lane, just a month after the historic change to canon law.
Questions mount over why the Sydney siege gunman was not being monitored more closely, by security agencies or the courts, reports the BBC's Wendy Frew.
A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey.
As new footage emerges of the Sydney cafe siege Australia's prime minister announces a review into how and why the attack happened.
A church in Hackney is using technology to help explore "digital empathy".
An art student from Lancashire spends the night sleeping rough on the streets of Preston to raise money for a homeless man who came to her rescue.
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama tells the BBC that he realises he may be the last to hold the title.
A public inquiry has been investigating allegations that UK soldiers mistreated and unlawfully killed Iraqis in 2004. Here is a guide to why it was established and what was investigated.
Why is the appeal of grammar schools so persistent?
Greek MPs will vote on a new president on Wednesday but defeat for the government could spark jitters on the markets and a return to political turmoil.
A media clampdown has followed allegations of corruption in a turbulent Turkey as criticism of the Erdogan regime mounts, says Mark Lowen.
Women with or at risk of mental health problems should receive extra support at all stages of pregnancy and beyond, updated NHS guidelines say.
A plane makes an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport after one of its engines caught fire.