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South and North Korea agree a deal to defuse tensions after a series of border confrontations, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter tells the BBC in an exclusive interview that he is an honest man amid corruption investigations.
Two 24-hour Tube strikes planned for this week are called off after talks between unions and London Underground managers.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has voted Yvette Cooper as his first preference in the Labour leadership contest, his office says.
Stock markets across the world fall sharply as fears of a Chinese economic slowdown continue to haunt investors.
With at least 11 people feared dead in the Shoreham Airshow disaster, what safety rules are in place?
England rest batsman Joe Root for the limited-overs series against Australia, while Reece Topley is in the T20 squad.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemns the violence at an asylum seekers' shelter that injured dozens of police officers.
The UN's cultural agency condemns the destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra by Islamic State militants as a war crime.
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce narrowly holds off Dafne Schippers to retain her 100m title at the World Championships.
Ian Duncan Smith plans a shake-up of work capability tests to get more people off sickness benefit.
Researchers say they are closer to developing a universal ‘catch all’ flu jab after promising trials in animals.
Vivien Ayling was driving to work along the A27 when she says the jet crashed on the road beside her
Iain Duncan Smith says his departmental officials who used fictional claimants to show the impact of benefit sanctions could face disciplinary action.
Two individuals associated with the leak of Ashley Madison customer details are reported to have taken their lives, police in Canada say.
From an out-of-form opener to the absence of a "firecracker" bowler, England's Ashes-winning team are far from complete.
Britain is right to work towards good relations with Iran but should "tread carefully", the foreign secretary says.
Scientists are studying a big mass of ice that has broken off the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland.
Parents too often fail to recognise the mental health pressures faced by girls and young women, suggests research from Girlguiding.