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Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is expecting a tough fight to take his first Monaco Grand Prix win in seven years.
Indonesia begins search and rescue operations for migrants believed to be adrift in its waters, following similar moves by neighbouring countries.
The bungalow in Corfu where two British children died of carbon monoxide poisoning is to be demolished, its owner reveals.
England women seal Great Britain's qualification for Rio 2016 rugby sevens after beating USA 15-14 in the World Series.
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
Saracens reach the Premiership final after a narrow win over Northampton Saints in a pulsating match at Franklin's Gardens.
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.
A judge in the US city of Cleveland clears a police officer over the deaths of two unarmed black people killed in a barrage of police fire.
Aberystwyth University's Welsh-medium student halls of residence is under threat of closure.
Gleneagles wins the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh, just weeks after winning the English equivalent at Newmarket.
As Ireland awaits the result of a referendum on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, 'yes' campaigners are confident of victory.
A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.
Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.
Huge crowds are gathering in El Salvador for the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.
IS militants enter Palmyra's museum and place guards outside its doors, days after seizing the ancient city, Iraqi officials say.
A motorcyclist dies following a crash with a car in Blaenau Gwent, police confirm.
Earlham Park in Norwich is taken over by fans of David Guetta, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and Muse as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets started.
James DeGale vows to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a pro world title when he fights Andre Dirrell on Saturday.
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams wins his first race since serving a ban for failing a drugs test in July 2014.
Welsh athlete Rhys Williams says being unable to run while he served a drugs ban made him realise how much athletics means to him.