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Pope Francis embarks on the last leg of his African tour with a visit to the Central African Republic, a country wracked by religious violence.
British boxer James DeGale outpoints former champion Lucian Bute to retain his IBF super-middleweight title.
Why the world's largest museum almost didn't exist - three times
Around 147 heads of state and government will gather in Paris on Sunday for a critical UN conference on global warming.
A 22ft (6.7m) high gingerbread house has been unveiled at a San Francisco hotel, made out of 8,000 pieces of gingerbread and sweets.
The BBC's Mark Lowen finds out if some Syrians wish to stay in Turkey or travel to Europe
A Paris-style attack could "easily" happen in UK cities, says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon as he steps up efforts to win MPs' backing for air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria.
The Local Government Association estimates council tax rises in England up until 2020, but says local authorities will still face a combined shortfall of £6.8bn.
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Can Pope ease religious divides in Central Africa?
The suspect in a deadly gun attack on a Colorado family planning clinic said "no more baby parts" during his arrest, US media report.
Hundreds of solar power jobs have been lost owing to planned cuts to subsidies, according to a survey that suggests thousands more jobs could be at risk industry-wide.
Does legalising marijuana fulfil the American Dream?
The twists and turns of naming diseases
Britain's Tyson Fury is world heavyweight boxing champion as he beats Wladimir Klitschko on a unanimous points decision.
The Glasgow pub where 10 people died after a police helicopter crashed through its roof is to pay tribute two years on from the tragedy.
The resignation of International Development Minister Grant Shapps amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying leads some Sunday newspapers.
As Pope Francis visits the Central African Republic, the country is in the midst of conflict, with society divided between enclaves of Christians and Muslims, clashing daily.
The country attached to fry-ups and red postboxes
Prince Harry has a dramatic fall from his polo pony during a match in South Africa in aid of his charity Sentebale.