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Rajini Vaidyanathan speaks to people at a vigil in Ferguson, Missouri, for Michael Brown - the black teenager killed by police last week.
The Red Cross instructs Russian lorry drivers at Ukraine's border so that they can deliver much-needed aid to civilians.
A thief breaks into the car of outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Elio di Rupo, stealing his laptop, but officials deny state secrets were taken.
More than 1,400 same-sex marriages have take place since the new law was introduced three months ago, official figures show.
The funeral of MH17 air disaster victim Liam Sweeney takes place in Newcastle.
A study in Switzerland says that on average, one British person a fortnight travels to the city of Zurich for help to end their lives.
Indonesian police fire tear gas at supporters of former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto ahead of a verdict on his challenge to the results of July's poll.
Julian Assange says he will leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London "soon".
Noted cravat-wearer Nicholas Parsons has lamented the neckwear's retreat from front-line fashion.
Hollywood actress Emma Stone is to make her Broadway debut in the current revival of Cabaret, replacing Michelle Williams in the role of Sally Bowles.
The man who helped bring yoga to the West
Tens of thousands of pupils receive their GCSE results with Wales continuing to close the gap with the rest of the UK in achieving top grades.
Why Wales will make its own mind up on independence
Russia's main consumer watchdog has shut a number of McDonald's restaurants in Moscow as part of an investigation into food standards.
Marine mammals brought tuberculosis to the Americas before the Europeans arrived, a study suggests.
The trial of a group of cult members in China who beat a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant opens in Yantai in Shandong province.
Labour pledges to give a new regulator the power to remove energy firms' licences, if it wins the next election.
Gerry Anderson, one of Northern Ireland's best-known presenters, dies after a long illness.
James Ward is the sole British survivor in US Open qualifying after a straight sets first-round win in New York.
A sailor dies after getting into difficulty in his dinghy off the Pembrokeshire coast.