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International football player Alan Pulido has been rescued in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping, officials say.
England call up centre Luther Burrell to replace injured Manu Tuilagi for next month's tour of Australia.
James McArthur says Scotland have to "play a lot better" against France after "letting the manager down" against Italy.
The prisoner who is 10 years into a 10-month jail sentence
New data suggests more than half of us only go for a walk at work when we need the toilet.
BBC's Taiwan correspondent Cindy Sui meets with Zenbo - what its creator Asus says is the first 'affordable' household robot.
Defending champion Andy Murray will seek medical guidance on the Zika virus before travelling to the Rio Olympics.
The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.
Divisions within the Conservative Party, migrants being rescued in the English Channel and the return of Top Gear make headlines.
Search teams resume their hunt for a seven-year-old Japanese boy whose parents said they left him alone in woods in Hokkaido as a punishment.
Security forces in Mexico launch a major search operation for international footballer Alan Pulido after he was abducted near his home.
A Nepali soldier wins the world's highest marathon on Mount Everest.
The chief negotiator of Syria's main opposition umbrella group resigns over what he called the failure of UN-brokered peace talks.
US wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss successfully hits a target suspended over the Great Wall of China.
A huge manhunt is under way for one of Mexico's top football stars, Alan Pulido, who has been kidnapped by an armed group in the northern border state of Tamaulipas.
At least 35% of corals in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by mass bleaching, scientists warn.
Japanese shares are trading higher on Monday, on hopes the government will delay a planned hike in the nation's sales tax.
The UK's most expensive seaside town is Sandbanks in Dorset, with the average house price there nearly £665,000, according to a report.
Is Vladimir Putin using hybrid warfare to destabilise Europe?
The western African nation of Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, is fighting terror threats on several fronts, as the BBC's Julian Keane discovers in its capital Niamey.