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A football fan is left in a panic after his dog eats his tickets for Monday's Championship play-off final.
The FA is to raise the age limit at which boys and girls can play football in the same teams from 16 to 18.
Homes and businesses are evacuated after builders uncover an unexploded Second World War bomb near Wembley Stadium in north London.
Staff working at the Eiffel Tower in Paris close down the iconic attraction in protest over a surge in pickpocketing gangs who roam in its area.
Scotland's exams body seeks to calm fears that pupils will be disadvantaged by a Higher maths paper which candidates claim was impossible.
DJ Fearne Cotton has broadcast her final show on Radio 1, after almost 10 years at the station, and six at the helm of the mid-morning show.
Organisers of a football tournament aimed at tackling homophobia is accused of discriminating against a transgender man.
British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
Reporter Yalda Hakim has travelled to Nepal to meet survivors struggling in the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.
A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
Catholic pilgrims are flocking to the Kenyan town of Nyeri for the beatification of an Italian-born nun, taking her a step closer to becoming a saint.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cars need to have the fear factor brought back for drivers.
The BBC's Newsnight is to host the first debate between the candidates to become the next leader of the Labour Party.
An animal welfare charity appeals for the owner of a dog found wandering on the top of England's highest mountain to come forward.
The UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.
As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.
Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports from a strategic site on Lebanon's border with Syria which was recently captured by Hezbollah forces from the al-Nusra Front.
Chief Superintendent Michael Gallagher on the plans for a controlled explosion of a World War Two bomb that was found close to Wembley Stadium.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.