Around the World with the BBC: India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies
Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar has died in the western city of Pune, aged 95.
He is credited with creating his own brand of yoga - Iyengar - which is now taught in more than 70 countries. His books have been translated into 13 languages. 
Until Mr Iyengar fell ill last year, he could still hold a headstand for more than half an hour, Sanjoy Majumder reports

Around the World with the BBC: India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar has died in the western city of Pune, aged 95.

He is credited with creating his own brand of yoga - Iyengar - which is now taught in more than 70 countries. His books have been translated into 13 languages. 

Until Mr Iyengar fell ill last year, he could still hold a headstand for more than half an hour, Sanjoy Majumder reports

"Google has removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results since controversial EU “right to be forgotten” laws came into force in May. The stories range from coverage of a court case on bomb-making in Northern Ireland 13 years ago to a dispute over a lost dog. Google notified the BBC of each of the removals, but it did not disclose who had made the removal requests. The stories will no longer appear in the results of certain search terms. Only searches made in Europe are affected under the law."

Google removes 12 BBC News links in ‘right to be forgotten’

Around the World with the BBC: Mexican mine’s toxic spillage closes schools in Sonora
The authorities said 88 schools were not able to open this week for fear pupils could come into contact with water contaminated with acids.
The spillage from the mine turned a tributary to the Sonora river orange.
Environmental authorities have filed a criminal complaint against the copper mine blamed for the accident.

Around the World with the BBC: Mexican mine’s toxic spillage closes schools in Sonora

The authorities said 88 schools were not able to open this week for fear pupils could come into contact with water contaminated with acids.

The spillage from the mine turned a tributary to the Sonora river orange.

Environmental authorities have filed a criminal complaint against the copper mine blamed for the accident.

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A journalistic protest: La Prensa, which has a fairly stellar reputation for its journalism, points out that President Daniel Ortega has not held a press conference for 2,774 days. The newspaper prints that number every day.

From Nicaragua - Ortega disappeared for 10 days earlier this year, prompting questions about his health.

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A journalistic protest: La Prensa, which has a fairly stellar reputation for its journalism, points out that President Daniel Ortega has not held a press conference for 2,774 days. The newspaper prints that number every day.

From Nicaragua - Ortega disappeared for 10 days earlier this year, prompting questions about his health.

"The violence that they’re doing right now messing our community up, he wouldn’t have wanted. We’re just keeping faith. We’ve got to have hope and pray because if you don’t have hope and if you don’t have faith and if you don’t pray, we’re not going to get justice." - family member of Mike Brown

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"It’s just disheartening to hear that the police had to shoot that young man so many times. It’s just a case where we as a community don’t feel safe right now, not only [in] St Louis but also any other major city in the United States." - Ferguson resident

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"I’ve seen good peaceful protests but then I’ve also seen a lot of violence. I’ve seen a lot of anger and animosity toward the police on both sides. I’ve sucked up that tear gas on two different occasions. It’s been a really rough week and the way things have been going, I don’t know when the end is going to come to it." - Chris Phillips

Michael Brown shooting: Voices from Ferguson on Monday

You’re at a hotel when your phone rings. An automated message says a delivery has arrived at your room. When you open the door, it’s not room service, but a waist-high robot, complete with anthropomorphic bow-tie. But is Botlr little more than a gimmick?
Robot butlers ‘a gimmick’, says hotel workers’ union

You’re at a hotel when your phone rings. An automated message says a delivery has arrived at your room. When you open the door, it’s not room service, but a waist-high robot, complete with anthropomorphic bow-tie. But is Botlr little more than a gimmick?

Robot butlers ‘a gimmick’, says hotel workers’ union

"The other morning I woke up to a text message and missed call from al-Shabab."

Around the World with the BBC: My SMS relationship with al-Shabab

Al-Shabab, the militant Islamist group operating in Somalia and Kenya, likes to communicate with journalists by SMS. But receiving their text messages and talking to them on the phone can be an unnerving, and at times surreal, experience Mary Harper writes

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28807901

Hear recordings of adult river turtles ‘talking’ to each other and to their hatchlings