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Liverpool make a final offer of £25m for Southampton captain Adam Lallana and want to complete the deal swiftly.
Najlaa Asia overcomes patriarchal attitudes in the Palestinian territories to become the first female bus driver in the West Bank city of Tulkarm.
Afghan wheelchair basketball team play game of their lives
Traffic of war comes to Ukrainian rebel town
Children can learn to eat new vegetables if they are introduced regularly before the age of two, suggests a University of Leeds study.
Steven Gerrard says England will be in peak condition for their World Cup opener against Italy after victory over Peru.
Opposition candidate Peter Mutharika is declared the winner of Malawi's disputed presidential election in a vote a rival says was rigged.
The England and Wales Cricket Board and its managing director apologise to Kevin Pietersen following criticism of his attitude during the Ashes.
In a special investigation for the BBC's Our World, Saudi journalist Safa Al Ahmad has gained unprecedented access to film in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province as the Shia community reacts to a violent government crackdown.