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Nigeria's government said it is "outraged and deeply saddened" after militants attacked a remote village and reportedly kidnapped about 200 people.
Ennio Morricone talks to Will Gompertz about his career in music - and about why he regrets not composing for Clint Eastwood's films.
Anti-trade deal protesters vent their anger in Brussels but EU leaders have already gone home.
Ex-Sierra Leone manager Johnny McKinstry, appointed at 27, recounts his departure from the Ebola-hit West African country.
Ex-Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane's doorstep chat with Tom Cleverley was civilised, says Paul Lambert.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard warns Simon Mignolet he faces a "hard road back" to regaining his Liverpool place.
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says the FA was wrong to charge Leicester's Nigel Pearson over his row with a fan.
Details emerge of an attempt to secure the release of kidnapped US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig before he was killed by Islamic State militants.
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city's biggest-ever corruption case.
Markets in Asia rise in the wake of US markets' overnight records - inspired by Wednesday's apparent hardening of the US's stance on interest rates.
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
Captain Steve Smith's second century in two Tests helps Australia open up a slender lead over India in Brisbane.
Rangers announce the appointment of former Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias as their new chief executive.
Liverpool want Real Madrid player, Manchester United to spend £30m, Chelsea to miss out on defender, plus more.
A Chinese court has jailed a pilot for three years over a 2010 crash in Heilongjiang province that left 44 people dead.
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala announce plans to dilute their earlier decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to attract tourists and protect jobs.
Wales international Owen Williams says he does not feel any bitterness about his situation after suffering a major spinal injury.
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.