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Damaged houses after a shell hit a residential area in Donetsk, Ukraine, on 29 July 2014. Ukraine claims key town near Donetsk

The Ukrainian army says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.

Man working in the US US economic growth surges by 4%

The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.

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England v India England's Sam Robson, Moeen Ali and Joe Root celebrate a wicket

Live text and Test Match Special commentary as India lose their fourth wicket, chasing 445 to win the third Test in Southampton.

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Ebola survivor 'I survived an Ebola outbreak'

The BBC spoke to 41-year-old Saa Sabas, who caught Ebola from a relative but recovered, about what it is like to contract the much-feared virus.

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I Love Lucy A way to avoid office burnout?

Some experts insist cutting hours can lead to better quality of work. But where is the science backing up this assertion? BBC Capital investigates.

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Grasshopper Grilled grasshopper, anyone?

Or stewed porpoise perhaps? These are some of the extravagant recipes in French artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec's cookbook. Alastair Sooke takes a look.

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