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Captain Michael Clarke dedicates Australia's fifth World Cup title to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes.
The SNP will support the introduction of a 50p top rate of income tax across the UK after the general election, the party's John Swinney says.
Bristol Academy are again thrashed as Frankfurt reach the Women's Champions League semi-finals with a 12-0 aggregate win.
A Labour majority in the general election would be "difficult but doable", the party's election co-ordinator Douglas Alexander says.
A vaccine for meningitis B will be made available for all babies in Wales after a deal with drug manufacturers, the Welsh government confirms.
The SNP introduces new rules which could result in all-women shortlists for constituencies where nationalist MSPs are stepping down.
Arab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.
Disgraced MP Mike Hancock tells BBC News he will stand in the general election as an independent candidate.
The development of associate members must go beyond the 'window dressing' of a World Cup, the International Cricket Council says.
French President Francois Hollande and other foreign dignitaries are expected to join thousands of Tunisians marching in protest against terrorism.
The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.
Opening of the box office for this year's Edinburgh International Festival sees record sales.
Angelina Jolie, Liam Hemsworth and 5 Seconds of Summer attend the annual festival of green slime.
Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.
Australia overwhelm New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup for a fifth time at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.
A man is critically ill with head and leg injuries after an incident the Ballysillan area of north Belfast.
Speaking to the BBC's The Andrew Marr Show, the Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith insisted he believed £12bn of cuts in spending was achievable.
Tunisian government sources say that security forces have killed Lokman Abu Sakhra, described as one of the country's "most dangerous terrorists".
The sale of Orders of Service from Richard III's reinterment on the web prompts an appeal from church authorities.
Health Secretary Shona Robison confirms vaccine for meningitis B will be made available for babies in Scotland.