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Mexico's president sacks an official over an incident caused by his daughter last month, in a case of abuse of power that has trended on Twitter.
The UN General Assembly calls for a political transition in Syria and condemns the Damascus government's use of heavy weapons.
A doctor and medial photographer have collaborated on a book that showcases striking images of diseases up close.
New comments allegedly made by a councillor at the centre of a row over remarks on disabled children are to be investigated.
A California woman convicted of killing her former boyfriend can be executed because of the cruel and heinous nature of her crime, a jury rules.
More than 100 Conservative MPs, half of all backbenchers, defy the government by backing an amendment to the Queen's Speech on an EU referendum.
What is it like to take part in the biggest and most thrilling sporting event you've probably never heard of?
Plans for the £200m expansion of film company Pinewood Studios, seen as vital for the British movie industry, are turned down.
US Attorney General Eric Holder faces hostile questioning at a fractious congressional hearing on two scandals rattling the Obama administration.
Are smart glasses cool or creepy, asks Rory Cellan-Jones
Branislav Ivanovic scores a late winner to secure the Europa League trophy for Chelsea at the expense of Benfica.
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Google's new smart headset.
A man is led away in handcuffs by police following an incident at a pharmacy shop on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson praises the hard work and integrity of his successor David Moyes.
Nigeria declares a "massive" campaign to combat militants in the country's border territories, amid a flourishing Islamist insurgency.
Theresa May urges 'arrest anonymity'
About 400 contractor jobs in Wales are safeguarded following the collapse of a civil engineering firm.
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he is suffering from a chest infection after finishing in the pack on stage 11 of the Giro d'Italia.
The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police warns Saudis against using Twitter, amid fears it is being used to challenge political taboos.
Google unveils a streaming music service and details plans to upgrade its other existing services at its developers conference in San Francisco.