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Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools try to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book.
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.
Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.
The politician who names and shames online abusers
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties.
The "super-prison" being built in Wrexham will bring £23m a year to the local economy and 1,000 jobs.
Fifty years after the funeral for Sir Winston Churchill, the boat that carried his coffin long the Thames repeats its journey.
The funeral is held of the Sussex war veteran who made headlines when he left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.
African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa choose the continent's oldest head of state, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, as chairman of the AU for the coming year.
The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.
Captain Eoin Morgan says England are growing in confidence, having reached the final of the tri-series in Australia.
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?
Budget airline Easyjet says it is in favour of expanding Heathrow airport in a submission to the Airports Commission
Ceremony recreating the flotilla which carried Churchill's coffin along the Thames from the Tower of London to Westminster Pier
A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is banned for three matches after stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can.
A fatal accident inquiry is to be held after a worker fell to his death at the Hunterston coal terminal in North Ayrshire.