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Twelve Nigerian soldiers are sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the city of Maiduguri in May.
Newsbeat takes a look at some of the worst kits worn by teams through the years after the Colombian cycling team caused quite a stir with their latest strip.
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.
Katy Perry and Ariana Grande are up for the most awards at this year's ceremony in Glasgow, this November.
Guinea-Bissau's president dismisses the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai, who has been indicted in the US on drugs-trafficking charges.
Australia will be without captain Michael Clarke for their three one-day internationals against Pakistan in the UAE.
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.
In his first interview since becoming emir of Kano in northern Nigeria, Muhammad Sanusi II tells the BBC about his plans for the area, where Nigeria's government has been battling an insurgency.
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
A 65-year-old woman from Bangkok has killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm, police say.
All-rounder Shahid Afridi is reappointed as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain - three years after he was sacked from the role.
Police in Los Angeles are conducting an internal investigation over accusations officers violated a US actress's rights by handcuffing and detaining her.
Ukrainian MPs and the European Parliament are set to ratify a key EU association pact criticised by Russia.
Forbidden Broadway, a musical which spoofs other shows, opens in the West End following a transfer from the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Minnesota Vikings reinstate Adrian Peterson despite the running back facing charges of allegedly hitting his child.
The president of Ghana calls for the easing of restrictions on West African countries fighting the Ebola epidemic.
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - is to perform a series of dates in the US for the first time since 1976.
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton are revealed.
Why are more children in Africa living beyond five?
Six Egyptian policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula, the interior ministry says.