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A Cameroonian inventor wins a £25,00 ($37,000) innovation prize for creating a monitor that can diagnose heart conditions in remote areas.
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
Lawyers for French national manager say he will sue Eric Cantona for suggesting his Euro 2016 squad selection was racially motivated.
Olympic chiefs announce 23 competitors at the London 2012 Games have failed retrospective doping tests.
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A top cyber-security firm is investigating whether North Korea could be linked to attacks on banks in recent months.
Barack Obama becomes the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima, saying the memory of the US 1945 nuclear bombing must never fade.
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.
Donald Trump's proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is seen as both the solution to illegal immigration and a potential nightmare for Mexico.
Experts following the MH370 search say it is likely a new piece of debris found by a BBC reader in Mozambique came from the missing plane.
Barack Obama becomes the first serving American President to visit Hiroshima
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
Writer Roberto Saviano tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme about living for 10 years under threat of death from the mafia.
McDonald's employees are protesting outside the company's annual meeting in Chicago.
The words "Feldenkrais" and "Gesellschaft" make Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the US Spelling Bee, the third tie in a row.
India's foreign ministry says it is looking into an alleged attack on a Nigerian student by a local man in the southern city of Hyderabad.
A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth".
More than 300 passengers and crew are evacuated from a Korean Air plane in Tokyo, Japan, after its left engine catches fire, local media say.
Nearly 20 migrants on the Greek island of Chios are taking part in a hunger strike.
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.