An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
The US Government has sent a message to the family of journalist Steven Sotloff in response to a video purporting to show his murder.
A surfer's city where the cost of living for expats is anything but laid-back
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BBC Travel meets a couple who decided to embark on the ultimate adventure - to resign from their jobs and start a new life globetrotting.