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Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
Prince William meets US President Barack Obama and makes a speech on the illegal wildlife trade, while his wife visits a Harlem children's organisation.
At least 20 Australians have been killed fighting alongside militants in Iraq and Syria who use them as "cannon fodder", Australian officials say.
The story of Mexico's long-running online protest
MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system caused 150 sub-postmasters to be wrongly accused of fraud.
The British nurse who survived Ebola, William Pooley, says the “cultural ignorance” displayed in the Band Aid 30 lyrics is “cringeworthy”.
Why the word 'redskin' matters more than ever
Australia are playing India in the delayed first Test in Adelaide - in an emotion-charged game following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
The proportion of women who die during pregnancy, and in the weeks afterwards, has fallen in the UK, figures show.
Global efforts over the past decade have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, says the World Health Organization.
QPR defender Steven Caulker requires hospital treatment after suffering a head injury at a team lunch.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal admits his side were lucky to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's.
Trying to solve a Holocaust mystery
Nato has formally ended its combat mission in Afghanistan - from the start of 2015, a new Nato force will train and support the Afghan security forces.
Martina Navratilova has agreed to take on her first major coaching role with world number six Agnieszka Radwanska.
Duncan Kennedy reports on the background to the Shrien Dewani murder case, as a judge dismisses it due to lack of evidence.
Uruguay says it is granting complete freedom to six former Guantanamo Bay inmates released by the US to the South American country at the weekend.