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At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.
England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
What are the true costs of running the student loan scheme?
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.
The BBC's Jon Ironmonger uncovers the science behind the UK's driverless cars.
The Norfolk Broads will soon be available for virtual navigation thanks to a novel aquatic equivalent of Google's Streetview technology
Heavy fighting around Donetsk has seen government forces make strategic advances in their attempt to wrest control of the area from pro-Russian separatists.
Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "a threat" the UK must respond to - and announced that he will chair an emergency Cobra meeting about the virus on Wednesday.
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, as 32 Palestinians are reported dead in overnight shelling.
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.
Following the shooting down of flight MH17, aviation officials have been meeting in Montreal in Canada to discuss air safety.
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim individuals and organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.