A dozen US cities see new protests over the decision not to charge a white policeman who shot a black teenager in Missouri, with rioting in California.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
Policeman Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown, says his conscience is clear. He denied that the situation would have been any different if it had been a white teenager, saying Brown had 'immense power'.
Poaching has left many young elephants without mothers. How do they survive?
A new exhibition by British artist Chris Ofili has been greeted with rapturous praise - but just 15 years ago, his work was called 'sick' and 'blasphemous'. What's changed?
Often, it’s not the high profile businessman or rock star. BBC Capital takes a look at those who make things happen behind the scenes, in the board room and beyond.
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