Iraq has been hit by a wave of deadly explosions on the day the UN warned of a "possible massacre" in one town besieged by militants.
Home Secretary Theresa May is planning to bring in new laws to tackle the threat of British jihadists - including "anti-social behaviour orders" for extremists.
A Briton living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the deadly ebola virus.
Witnesses say a 12-storey apartment block in Gaza City has collapsed after being hit by an Israeli airstrike.
A surge in seismic activity has caused Iceland to raise the aviation alert for its Bardarbunga volcano from orange to red.
What may just be the best ever sequence of passive aggressive notes left on an office fridge is going viral online.
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea fell off the stage while performing one of her hit songs at an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert.
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