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The UK should take in 25,000 refugees over the next six months, former Labour Home Secretary David Blunkett tells the BBC's Newsnight.
David Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibilities" as pressure mounts to take in more people fleeing to Europe.
A US judge orders a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
Lewis Hamilton expresses his opposition to the idea of his Mercedes team supplying Red Bull with engines in the future.
Britain's Jo Konta stuns ninth seed and Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza in an epic second round contest at the US Open.
Scuffles have broken out west of the Hungarian capital, Budapest, after police tried to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp.
China has held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, showcasing its military might on an unprecedented scale.
Badger culls in Dorset, Somerset and Gloucestershire have begun, the government confirms.
Why Disney is hosting an 18-hour toy unboxing marathon - and what has made the unboxing phenomenon so popular?
A US judge has overturned a four-game suspension against National Football League (NFL) quarterback Tom Brady, calling the league's disciplinary process "fundamentally unfair".
French prosecutors say "with certainty" that a wing part found on Reunion Island in July came from missing flight MH370.
After a series of fatal incidents Formula 1 drivers have admitted they are open to the idea of closed cockpits.
Political and cultural divisions that have emerged during this crisis were vividly exposed in Brussels on Thursday, the BBC's Chris Morris reports.
The Scottish government says plans to close regional police call centres are to be delayed in the wake of delays in investigating a fatal crash on the M9.
Rambler Stephen Gough vows to continue his protest
The migration crisis has exposed failings in the EU asylum system - so what can be done about it? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines the key issues.
Nicola Sturgeon says she was 'reduced to tears' over pictures of a dead Syrian boy who was washed up on a beach in Turkey.
The father of two young boys who died while trying to cross from Syria into Turkey speaks about his loss.
The Machinima game network paid YouTubers to endorse the Xbox One as part of a "deceptive" ad campaign, says the US Federal Trade Commission.
The European Central Bank cuts its forecasts for growth and inflation in the eurozone for 2015 and the next two years.