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Why Belgian entrepreneur Pol Dhuyvetter is helping a Rio favela to produce all its own power using solar panels.
A documentary called Tickled shines a spotlight on those who take part in "competitive endurance tickling".
Tove Lo is back with her second album after a "rollercoaster" two years, in which she shot to fame, lost her voice and had a brush with death.
A one-liner about organ donation is named funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
For many Australians the dream of owning their own property is slipping away. But could a shared ownership scheme help address the affordability crisis in Sydney, the country's most expensive city?
Could there be a glimmer of a chance for a settlement in Syria?
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.
After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.
Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?
Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping rough on Lake Como in Italy after the Swiss authorities tightened restrictions on border crossings.
The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached its highest level yet with more than four million vehicles sold in the first half of this year.
Artist Johannes Stoetter uses body paint to create remarkably lifelike illusions of animal.
Four sponsors have now dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.
The French government is pushing for greater scrutiny of Islam in France, after atrocities by jihadists, but Muslims fear the state wants to control their faith.
South Africa's governing ANC party loses control of the country's largest city and economic centre, Johannesburg.
Russia will discover on Tuesday whether it will be allowed to compete at next month's Paralympic Games in Rio.
Transocean Winner, the rig that grounded on a west Lewis beach two weeks ago, has begun to be towed round the island by two tugs.
Turkey is reeling from a suicide bombing which targeted a wedding party close to the border with Syria on Saturday killing 54 people, 22 of whom were children.
Great Britain's record-breaking Olympics team will fly in luxury as they return from Rio on Tuesday morning.