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Donald Trump was overheard asking about "investigations" into Joe Biden, a top US diplomat says.
- Trump impeachment hearing: What did we learn?
For the first time, the public hears evidence in the case to impeach US President Donald Trump.
- Venice floods: Italy to declare state of emergency over damage
The damage from the 1.87m (6ft) high waters is a "blow to the heart of our country", PM Conte says.
- WhatsApp refugee author leaves island 'prison'
Behrouz Boochani was held on Manus Island for six years, after trying to claim asylum in Australia.
- South Africa rugby stars strip off for cancer challenge
South Africa's rugby world champions strip to their pants to raise awareness of testicular cancer.
- Notre Dame: General says architect should 'shut his mouth'
The army general overseeing the reconstruction disagrees with the architect over the spire.
- Rockets fired at Israel after Gaza ceasefire starts
The ceasefire ended two days of fighting that killed 34 Palestinians and paralysed parts of Israel.
- Turkey to extradite American IS suspect 'stranded on border'
The alleged militant spent four days stuck between the Turkey and Greece borders.
- Washington teacher arrested for threatening to shoot students
The 58-year-old geometry teacher repeated the threat when questioned by police in Washington state.
- Australia seeks to curb foreign interference in universities
The new rules come amid growing concern about China's influence over universities.
- Diabetes: UN to tackle 'overly expensive' insulin prices
The World Health Organisation wants to produce and test generic versions of the diabetes medication.
- Hong Kong protests hit Burberry and Cathay Pacific
The fashion house's sales fell in Hong Hong while the airline said the civil unrest had hit demand.
- Denmark holds neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack
A Nordic neo-Nazi group leader and an accomplice are accused of vandalising 84 Jewish tombstones.
- Father and daughter ballet video breaks stereotypes, says teacher
Erin Lee of the Echappe dance school in Philadelphia says the dads are "super committed".
- The rise of 'facadism' in London
London blogger The Gentle Author's photographs of the growing trend to leave only the facade of a building while constructing a new one behind.
- Venice floods: The historic sites affected
Over 80% of the city has been left underwater, leading the mayor to declare a state of emergency.
- Iran hostage crisis: The students' spokeswoman
How Iranian students invited a delegation to visit the US citizens they took hostage
- Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.
- Puppy with tail on his head rescued
Thousands of "likes" pour in for a Missouri rescue centre and the "unicorn" dog with a tail on his brow.
- Philippines: The boy diving for plastic
Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.
- Charlie's Angels: What did the critics think?
The verdict is in for Elizabeth Banks's latest action film in the Charlie's Angels franchise.
- Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019: The winning image
The winner of this year's competition has been crowned, and it looks a little painful.
- Australia bushfires: How extreme 'firestorms' make their own weather
As Australia faces a large-scale emergency, scientists report a "crazy increase" in firestorms.
- Islamic State: What happens to those expelled by Turkey?
Turkey has begun sending IS members to their home countries - even if they don't want them back.
- Pascal Siakam: Toronto Raptors star & his unconventional path from Cameroon to NBA
Pascal Siakam might have been a priest. Or a footballer. The path that led him to the NBA is not what you would call conventional.