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The BBC has been told French prosecutors are investigating at least half a dozen attacks on migrants who live in the refugee camp known as the Jungle, in Calais.
Photographer Brock Elbank is on a mission to photograph as many freckled people as possible.
Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell share many beliefs - so why has one ended up Labour leader while the other has twice failed to even run for the party's leadership, asks Shaun Ley.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
Manchester United have held talks with representatives of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts", the social media company says.
The US economy added 151,000 jobs in January, helping to push the country's unemployment rate down to 4.9%, official figures show.
A Muslim women's group writes to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming some women have been stopped from becoming councillors by Muslim men in their local party.
England begin their Women's Six Nations campaign with a comfortable win over Scotland in Cumbernauld.
Colombia says three people have died after contracting the Zika virus and developing a rare nerve disorder.
The race between two Democrats, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, has focused on the use of the word “progressive”.
A 155-year-old Victorian mouse trap on display at a museum springs into action once again to claim its latest victim.
The latest software update for iPhone 6 handsets is allegedly rendering the devices useless if it detects repairs not carried out by Apple.
It's going to be tight - but according to our panel of rugby greats, there's only going to be one winner of the 2016 Six Nations.
Zayn Malik's debut single, Pillowtalk, has gone straight to the top of the UK singles charts.
Short-term storm clouds - but fair weather on the horizon for the health service's finances?
Why are people drawn to watch Star War films over and over again? The writer Helen Macdonald - who's seen The Force Awakens six times so far - offers her explanation.
David Cameron receives the backing of Denmark for his EU renegotiation after Poland said plans to limit benefits for migrants need "further discussion".
Female orangutans are capable of murder, and more nuggets