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Bicycle stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.
China is investing in Turkmenistan's energy sector to boost the supply of gas to its fast growing economy.
The current dispute between Russia and the EU is not likely to be resolved any time soon, says Mark Mardell.
A Canadian family is facing a bill of almost $1m (£638,000) from an American hospital, because their daughter was born prematurely while they were on holiday in Hawaii.
Colombia's Farc rebels reach an agreement with the government over the conditions necessary for releasing an army general and four others.
Filmmaker James Grimaldi captured footage of his neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York, which has been blanketed by several feet of snow.
In the light of the deaths of two men after transplants, what checks are in place to ensure organs are suitable?
A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
Apple plans to push the Beats streaming music service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
Six men ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation can be named, a High Court judge says.
The match commander at Hillsborough told football chiefs Liverpool fans forced open a gate to "break in" to the ground, a court hears.
France confirms that a second Frenchman appears in a video showing the killing of Syrian prisoners by Islamic State and the body of a US hostage.
Phaedra Al-Majid says she has experienced "fear and threats" since making corruption allegations against Fifa.
Despite turmoil in emerging markets, the US Federal Reserve reached an easy consensus to end its stimulus programme, latest minutes reveal.
Police make 11 arrests during clashes with campaigners demonstrating against tuition fees, student debt and spending cuts in central London.
Major changes to the immigration system that could help millions of people living illegally in the US are to be unveiled in a presidential primetime address on Thursday.
A pedestrian had a lucky escape when he was crossing the road in Zhejiang Province, according to China's state television.
Wigan are entitled to terminate the contract of new boss Malky Mackay if he is found guilty by an FA investigation.