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A court in northern France sentences a woman to nine years in prison for killing eight of her newborn babies between over a decade.
Plans to contest a judicial review into downgrading maternity services at a north Wales hospital are dropped in a U-turn by the health board.
A British ukulele band wins a High Court battle against a rival German-based group it accused of copying its act.
Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on the US children's programme Sesame Street for more than four decades, is retiring.
Watch Roger Federer's outrageous 'hot dog' lob in his second-round match against Sam Querrey on Wimbledon's Centre Court.
Two men are sentenced to three-and-a-half years for imprisoning a man who was found naked, bruised and battered in a taped-up wheelie bin in Ballymena.
Lewis Hamilton on racing at home, his dream team-mate, favourite grand prix and being close friends with the Kardashians.
British number four James Ward beats Jiri Vesely to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the first time in his career.
At least 40 people have been killed by Islamist militants in the north-east Nigerian town of Monguno, residents there tell the BBC.
The director of BBC Wales warns that plans to cut 1,000 jobs across the corporation will "inevitably impact" its operation in Wales.
As US and Iranian talks resume in Vienna, negotiators must overcome a history of mistrust to strike a historic deal, writes Lyse Doucet
In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.
Nearly one in 10 full-time teaching posts was either vacant or filled temporarily in 2014, Department for Education figures show.
The New Horizons mission to Pluto releases new colour views of the dwarf planet, revealing some intriguing dark spots.
A man who beat his brother-in-law to death with a mallet and an axe and then hid the body under a pile of manure is convicted of murder.
Karen Carney says she is "devastated" for England's Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in the semi-final loss to Japan.
The head of Cambridge University says it is "ludicrous" to include overseas students in UK migration targets.
Facebook is to start sharing revenue from advertising with video creators.
A 15-year-old girl is arrested in east London on suspicion of preparation of terrorism.