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At least 116 people have been arrested in Mong Kok, say Hong Kong police, as scuffles break out during operations to dismantle protest camps.
Crowds gather in cities across the US to protest against the decision not to charge a police officer over the killing of black teen Michael Brown.
The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.
At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.
Caucasus women seek independence through clubbing
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution
Teenagers join fight on both sides in Ukraine's conflict
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
The male grooming and beauty industry is booming in South Africa, with products now targeting a new audience - black men, as the BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
1954 saw the closure of Ellis Island. Isabel Belarsky passed through the American mass immigration centre.
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says.
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?
Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.
Vodafone sent the phone data of more than 1,000 News UK workers to police after being asked for the details of just one journalist, the Met Police says.