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Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.
On a journey charting the impact of the disease
The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she was left "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.
Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?
Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.
Trends of the week in 60 seconds
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
Lionel Messi's Spanish goalscoring record will never be beaten, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
Britain's Scott Quigg defends his WBA world super-bantamweight title with a unanimous points win over Japan's Hidenori Otake.
A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".