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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thanks his supporters and tells them he will beat the rare, aggressive cancer he was diagnosed with earlier this week.
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.
A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says.
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of London schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murder in Latvia, police reveal.
The Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba will list on the New York stock exchange, at what could be a record price.
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke is returning a £16,000 watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.
The BBC's John Simpson speaks to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on his new book and his continued refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Malta turns away a ship travelling from Guinea over fears one person on board may be infected with the Ebola virus.
A man who was in the church hostel in Lagos which collapsed has credited a table with saving his life.
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan meets Indian farmers to find out how they are changing the way they work, and to see the technology helping them cope with climate change.
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.
New Order's Bernard Sumner says the death of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis turned his world "upside down".
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
A sugar company is fighting back against the perceived demonisation of sugar by the media. Does it have a point, asks Tom Heyden.
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has travelled with the Syrian army to the front line where forces are fighting what they call religious extremists.