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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.
An Italian doctor staying at the hotel, which has hundreds of guests, tested positive on Monday.
Barricades are erected in Port-au-Prince amid unrest by police officers over working conditions.
Hassan Rouhani says Iran can contain the outbreak, which has killed 16 people in the country.
The EU will follow this blueprint in talks, as UK ministers also meet to discuss their stance.
Hosni Mubarak was a leader who upheld peace with Israel but was finally toppled by his own people.
The opera star says he is "truly sorry" for the hurt caused to women who accused him of harassment.
Scientists are debating whether it is still possible to contain the new coronavirus.
Officials say 52 people were hurt when a car drove into a crowd on Monday, 18 of them children.
Italy is now the European country worst affected by coronavirus and 11 towns have been cordoned off.
Clashes over a citizenship law broke out hours before a visit by US President Donald Trump.
Key maps and graphics explaining how the Covid-19 virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
Gui Minhai, who has Swedish citizenship, has published books on the personal lives of Chinese leaders.
Shares in Tokyo drop sharply while Asian markets trade cautiously following big falls in the US and UK.
The BBC visits neighbourhoods where several people have died in violence around a citizenship law.
Tyson Fury's promoter Frank Warren says if fans want to see a unification fight with Anthony Joshua "we will make it happen".
How the practices of a secretive religious sect may have played into the rapid spread of the virus.
Lawyers for the ex-movie mogul, who is taken to hospital with reported chest pains, vow to appeal.
Environmentalists say it is a "huge win" for safeguarding the seas of the Great Australian Bight.
The continent desperately needs more power but it also wants to avoid damaging the environment.
During a troublesome protest or tricky election, some countries just cut the online cord.
The right-wing government aims to instil national pride - but teachers criticise a new curriculum.
Under, behind and above the scenes of the West End's newest blockbuster
More than two years after the movement went viral, has anything changed?
From animals to humans, how did the deadly coronavirus make the leap? We look at the scientific evidence.
3D printing is meeting some of the ambitions touted when the technology emerged 20 years ago.
Two winners split a €2,000 prize for deciphering a riddle on a rock on a beach in western France.
Patients would no longer after to prove their natural death is "reasonably foreseeable".
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he "never thought it was possible" for his side to equal Manchester City's record of 18 consecutive Premier League wins after they beat West Ham 3-2.
Deontay Wilder blames his elaborate ring-walk costume for his WBC heavyweight title defeat by Tyson Fury.
League leaders Liverpool are forced to come from behind to beat relegation-battling West Ham in a nervy encounter at Anfield.
Thousands attended a service for the NBA star and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash in January.
Vanessa Bryant gives a moving tribute to her late husband, basketball legend Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna at a memorial service in Los Angeles.
Inter Milan's Europa League last-32 home match against Ludogorets will be played behind closed doors because of fears about the spread of coronavirus.
A crowded cricket stadium and tricky pronunciations marked the first day of the US president's trip.
A Ukrainian woman has told the BBC why she decided to decline evacuation and stay in the coronavirus stricken Chinese city of Wuhan.
George Hood managed to plank for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, and then did 75 push ups.
The judge said this was not a referendum on #MeToo. But at times, the trial felt like one.
Julian Assange's extradition trial begins in London on Monday. How does the process work?
The "monument of love" has always been a top photo-op for every high-profile visitor to India.
Millions of people who have long opposed the Syrian regime are trapped at the border with Turkey.
Educated people cause most harm to the planet so schools must change, say teenage climate campaigners.
The US president's first official trip to the world's largest democracy will be a photo-op and a half.
The continent's leaders have been globe-trotting to attend Africa-themed summits, but do they have a plan?
The inventor of the world's longest string instrument explains its unique and majestic sound.
Katharine Hibbert is the founder of UK property guardianship company Dot Dot Dot.
After his seventh-round defeat of Deontay Wilder, a unique place in sporting history awaits Tyson Fury if he secures a unification fight against Anthony Joshua.