Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.
A Leeds museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of a steam engine built in the Yorkshire city that founded a railway in Sierra Leone.
One of Europe's biggest youth festivals - the Urdd Eisteddfod - begins in Caerphilly county.
The government hopes a new "no-fault" airline-style error reporting system for chemists will help identify and reduce dispensing mistakes.
A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.
Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.
If Andy Murray is to make his maiden Roland Garros final, he will have done it with the help of a new training regime.
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Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken publicly for the first time since his wife's death to cancer and says it has been "the most difficult period of his life".
A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.
Spain is preparing for regional and municipal elections that could challenge the grip of the country's two main parties.
Jonathan Amos gets a first peek inside the UK aerospace laboratory where Europe's ExoMars rover will be assembled.
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Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has triumphed at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.
Could the Bangladeshi community that made Brick Lane famous for its curries be forced out as the area gentrifies?
The writer who links The Vagina Monologues and Mad Max