Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of cases involving the doctor are being investigated…

Russia spy case: Norwegian Frode Berg ‘recommended for pardon’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Frode Berg, sentenced to 14 years in prison, admitted working…

Painting stolen by Nazis found in New York museum by FBI

Image copyright Alamy Image caption A section of the painting, entitled Winter, by American artist Gari…

Uighur jailed in China wins EU rights award

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Severe flooding in south of France leaves three dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption Flooding this week devastated the southern French town of B├ęziers At…

Franco exhumation: Spanish dictator’s coffin removed

The remains of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco have been exhumed following a long legal campaign by…

Bolivia election: Tension rises as Morales’ lead expands

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There have been protests in La Paz as well as other…

Chile protests: Social reform pledges fail to quell unrest

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police used water cannon against protesters in Santiago Thousands of workers…

‘Milestone’ in polio eradication achieved

Image copyright EPA Wires Image caption A health worker gives the polio vaccine to a child…

Rats taught to drive tiny cars to lower their stress levels

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRats drive little plastic cars around a lab…