Catalonia's leaders vow to declare independence from Spain immediately if voters back it in October.
Baby Arthur was shot when still in the womb as his mother shopped in a favela.
Shorts skirts, brightly coloured hair and nails, and sleeveless blouses are also forbidden.
Emergency services in Austria had a busy morning after a lorry shed its load of live birds.
City councillors say they want to wean Hanoi off motorbikes in favour of public transport.
Zeerak, 4, joins his older sister Zari on the Afghan version of the popular children's TV show.
Cartoonists attack the US president as a Nazi, a baby and warmonger in a contest held in Tehran.
Italy summons Austria's ambassador as Austrian troops are put on alert to block migrants.
A woman who cleaned Donald Trump's star kicked off a trend - and a counter-trend.
The head of the European Commission launches a bitter attack on MEPs for failing to show up.
North Korean claims it has successfully tested its first ICBM are disputed by Russia and the US.
Researchers unlock the chemistry of Roman concrete which has resisted the elements for thousands of years.
Dave McClure of 500 Startups apologised for his "inexcusable" behaviour towards several women.
A PhD student says her degree is being withheld because of the political content of her thesis.
A year ago, Samuel Sarfo was guarding the national team - now he has played for them.
Parts of the Old City wall are destroyed in air strikes amid fierce clashes in the IS "capital".
Jean-Claude Juncker has criticised members of the European Parliament for failing to show up to a session.
The Taoiseach upstaged PM Justin Trudeau by welcoming him in a pair of novelty Canada socks.
The Maori language of New Zealand has added new terms for disabilities and mental health issues.
Police say 32 people including the project's head are being held for illegal fundraising.
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