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Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
UK manufacturing body the EEF trims its growth forecast for the sector after its members report a slowdown in both orders and output.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.