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Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Gareth Bale, Sergio Aguero and Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature on the shortlist for the award for the world's best player.
Bobby Vee, best known for 1960s hits including Rubber Ball and Take Good Care of my Baby, dies at the age of 73.
The regional government of the Belgian region Wallonia is blocking an EU trade deal with Canada - but what do we know about it?
Kurdish forces taking part in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants are besieging a key town to the north-east.
Protestant leaders in Austria criticise an anti-immigration presidential candidate for invoking the name of God in his political campaign.
The famous ruby red slippers worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz film will be preserved thanks to a $300,000 Kickstarter campaign.
A baby girl is "born" twice in Texas after surgeons cut open her mother's womb to remove a tumour that threatened to stop her heart.
A new report reveals details of the "extraordinary rendition" of Kenyan citizens as part of the US "war on terror".
French politician tripped up by the cost of a pain au chocolat.
Ulm Minster is being damaged by men relieving themselves on its walls.
Three French officials and two others die when a plane used in operations against people- and drug-trafficking crashes just after take-off in Malta.
Home webcams that were hijacked to help knock popular websites offline last week are being recalled in the US.
Simon Jones reports on the "chaotic" scenes at the Calais "Jungle" camp.
China's Communist Party punished more than one million officials for corruption, the government says ahead of a major party meeting.
Police in southern Vietnam search for more than 200 drug addicts who broke out of a compulsory rehabilitation centre.
Lewis Hamilton finished on top of the podium at the United States Grand Prix but Daniel Ricciardo's 'shoey' stunt was the centre of attention.
The EU battles to rescue the Ceta trade deal with Canada after Belgium's Wallonia region rejected a Monday deadline.
2016 is likely to be the first year in recorded history in which levels of CO2 in the atmosphere remain above the symbolically important threshold of 400 parts per million.
Heading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study finds.
Tom Hayden, progressive activist and a prominent figure in the US anti-Vietnam war movement, dies after a lengthy illness.