Many rescued migrants who arrive in Sicily from Libya are suffering from the effects of sexual and physical abuse, and many are carrying scabies, as Clive Myrie reports.
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Team SCA become the first all-female crew for 25 years to win a leg of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong has compared himself to evil wizard Voldemort in the Harry Potter books.
UN official Said Djinnit steps down from the role of mediating talks between the two sides in the Burundi crisis after calls for him to resign.
Nestle India challenges a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator on its popular Maggi noodles.
Low-cost airline Ryanair has been ordered to sell most of its shares in its Irish rival Aer Lingus by the Competition watchdog.
Three astronauts have begun their return to Earth from the International Space Station, one month after a rocket failure delayed an earlier attempt.
Documents reveal a building in Chicago was raided by the authorities over last year's leak of hundreds of nude photos of female stars including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence.
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, one of Edgar Degas' most famous works, is to be sold at auction.
The ability to digest milk appears to have become common only very recently in Europe, according to a new study.
Three astronauts are due to return from the International Space Station after their original departure was delayed by a month over a rocket failure.
The NHS in England could save £5bn a year with improved staff organisation and a better approach to purchasing everyday items, a review will say.
The robin tops a poll of more than 200,000 people organised by ornithologist David Lindo to select Britain's first national bird.
Yu Yingzeng, the wife and business partner of British GSK investigator Peter Humphrey, is freed early from prison days after her husband.
Rights group Amnesty International calls for an investigation into the killing of a journalist in India.
A Nobel laureate resigns from his position as honorary professor at a UK university after making comments about the "trouble with girls" in science.
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges Asia Pacific nations to fight jihadist groups, saying Islamic State is a death cult with far-reaching tentacles.
A British woman arrested for allegedly posing naked on Malaysia's Mt Kinabalu is "scared" and "very upset", her father says.
The chief executive of Emirates say he does not believe an escalating dispute between US and Middle Eastern carriers over government subsidies will "end in tears".