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VIDEO: How the BBC covered Hurricane Katrina
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans after high winds, heavy rains and floods from levees. Here's some of how the BBC reported from the city.
Satellite image of IS destruction
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
UN warning over EU migrant deaths
The UN says "much more is required" to prevent fatalities among migrants fleeing to Europe, after hundreds are reported dead in recent days.
Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
VIDEO: Life on Mars year-long simulation
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.
Limit Chilcot legal advice cash - MP
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry, a Tory MP says.
VIDEO: Ashley Madison: Founder steps down
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison infidelity dating website, Noel Biderman, has stepped down.
Ex-Sainsbury's boss slams Living Wage
Justin King, the former chief executive of Sainsbury's, says the National Living Wage will "destroy jobs".
Drinking water 'no hangover cure'
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.
Shoreham crash marked one week on
A series of memorial events is to take place later to mark one week since the Shoreham air crash in which 11 people are thought to have died.
Funding call over veterans' care costs
Ministers must provide more funding to protect injured war veterans from spending compensation on social care costs, local authority leaders say.
Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after the Financial Times newspaper reports she is to return as chief executive of its UK division.
VIDEO: Iceland's spectacular Northern Lights
Footage of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed over Iceland on Thursday - courtesy of Gardar Olafsson
HSBC clears '99%' of delayed payments
HSBC says it has processed "99%" of payments affected by an IT glitch, with the remainder due to be completed overnight.
Cooper 'leads Corbyn' in focus groups
Former Labour voters prefer Yvette Cooper to fellow party leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn, a joint Newsnight/Ipsos Mori focus group suggests.
Former Tory rebel Teresa Gorman dies
Teresa Gorman, a leading Conservative rebel over the Maastricht Treaty in the 1990s, dies aged 83.
VIDEO: Katrina photographer returns to city
Photojournalist Mario Tama returns to New Orleans to find out what has changed in the city since Hurricane Katrina.
VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.

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