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EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window
A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.
EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.
Armed man shot by police at US Capitol building
Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.
How did FBI unlock dead gunman's iPhone?
The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.
Library cuts: How flagship building made savings
Birmingham's new £189m library had to shed staff and reduce hours within two years of opening.
Israel on alert for attacks by Islamic State fighters in Sinai
With so-called Islamic State militants active in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli troops are on alert for attacks just across the border.
Fire engulfs tower block in UAE city Ajman
A fire has broken out in a tower block in the city of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates.
Inside Aleppo province: On the ground with Kurdish forces fighting IS
The BBC gains exclusive access in Aleppo province, where Kurdish forces have seized most of the border with Turkey from Islamic State fighters.
Bouncy castle victim 'a beautiful angel'
The parents of Summer Grant, seven, who died when the bouncy castle she was playing on blew away have been paying tribute to her.
What Katie did: Storm damage across London
Wind gusts of up to 105 mph (170 kph) from Storm Katie have caused Gatwick-bound flights to be diverted, and damage across London.
Drone reveals ancient city 'still standing'
Drone footage has revealed that the ancient city of Palmyra is largely still intact, after being recaptured from so-called Islamic State (IS).
Syria crisis: Refugees 'fascinated' by mobility scooter
The BBC's disability news correspondent, Nikki Fox, has been to the camp to see how those with a disability, who are some of the most vulnerable, survive.
Pants for fishing nets: How stranded WW2 crew survived
The family of an RAF flight officer relives their father's wartime tale of survival.