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England are building momentum ahead of their Women's World Cup last-16 tie against Norway says boss Mark Sampson.
Oculus VR founder Brendan Iribe says the company has overcome motion sickness with Virtual Reality.
Wearable tech company Fitbit is valued at more than $4bn (£2.5bn) after selling shares in its initial public offering (IPO).
Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is detained in Slovenia over an investigation into war crimes during the late 1990s.
The BBC, in collaboration with tech company This Place, develops a way people can select TV programmes using a cheap, brainwave-reading headset.
Why France would rather ignore Waterloo anniversary
Why farmers and tourists are avoiding Nepal's peaks
Bulgaria's staging post for migrants
Bulgaria faces a constant influx of migrants. across its Turkish border.
US Aviation officials are moving up plans to let individuals and businesses use drones for commercial purposes. They say rules could be in place within a year, much earlier than earlier forecasts.
Short BBC reporter investigates why the Dutch are so tall
The great Moldovan bank robbery - and the UK's role
The Dutch love to eat herring and now that herring season is under way, Anna Holligan looks at what all the fuss is about.
The railway authorities in India are offering yoga sessions to help train drivers deal with stress.
Universities in England and Wales paid £400,000 in compensation to students last year, following complaints over issues including degree classification.
The Chinese government has pledged to crack down on Uighurs who, it says, are escaping and signing up with Islamic State.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drugs tests in the two years leading up to London 2012, claims the Daily Mail.
England will play Norway in the Women's World Cup last 16 after beating Colombia to finish second in Group F.
England's chase of 350 to beat New Zealand is the one-day side's greatest win in a long time, says ex-spinner Graeme Swann.
Man City want Jack Wilshere, Petr Cech set for Arsenal move, fans worry about Fifa 16 front cover, plus more.