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Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project.
A school which has allowed its head teacher to go on holiday during term time says the decision is "appropriate".
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.
Chinese state media urges its citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name.
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.
Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants - foreign minister says.
BBC Newsday presenter Alan Kasujja examines how Africa's radio industry is coping with huge changes in technology.
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.
The Russian rouble weakens against the dollar after Moody's downgrades the credit rating of the nation's debt, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
An inquiry opens in Victoria asking what could have been done to protect Luke Batty, the 11-year-old boy killed by his father.
One of Pakistan's top charity leaders has told the BBC he is heartbroken after being robbed at gunpoint.
Radiographers across the UK are set to strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.
Ukraine discontent surfaces in brutal trashings
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals
Peyton Manning breaks the NFL record for touchdown passes as he helps Denver Broncos thrash the San Francisco 49ers.
League of Legends final fills Seoul stadium