The IOC says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games.
Theresa May pledges to put the UK at the forefront of the fight against modern slavery and help to rid the world of the "barbaric evil".
Police in Paraguay raided a drug lord's prison cell, only to find he was living a life of luxury - with a kitchen, plasma TV and a library.
Turkey's president wants to close the nation's military academies and directly control the spy agency and the military chief of staff after a failed coup.
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people catches fire and crashes in the US state of Texas with all on board confirmed dead.
JK Rowling praises fans for keeping the secrets of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, as the stage show opens in London after weeks of previews.
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green accuses the co-chairman of a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the firm of overseeing a "kangaroo court".
Politicians should stop using a "carrot of higher graduate earnings" to justify student debt, say campaigners.
The wreck of a pleasure cruiser which sank with 31 people onboard is though to have been found after 50 years after a BBC investigation.
Nominations close later in the race to succeed Nigel Farage as UKIP leader, with the list of eligible candidates due to be announced on Tuesday.
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American broadcaster HBO confirms.
Bobsledder Joel Fearon runs the joint-third fastest time by a British male in the 100m at the English Championships.
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people catches fire and crashed in the US state of Texas, with all on board feared dead.
Harry Potter fans gather at bookshops across the country for the release of latest instalment in the series.
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A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.
Steve Huffman, co-founder and chief executive of Reddit, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
Reports from the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo suggest that only a small number of people have made use of humanitarian corridors set up to allow them to leave rebel-held areas
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