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A whistle-blower at a failing mental health trust - the first in England ever to be placed in special measures - says staff are still firefighting to keep patients safe.
Stop-start traffic is reported for 45 miles on the M4 as thousands of music fans head to Cardiff for One Direction and Manic Street Preachers concerts.
Hundreds of performers are taking part in BBC Music Day, a nationwide celebration of sound culminating in a concert at Glasgow's City Halls and Manic Street Preachers playing a show in Wales.
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Four million US government employees are being told to take precautions after having personal information stolen, in a hack blamed on China.
The wife of ex-England footballer Phil Neville hits out at Twitter trolls who have bombarded the family with abuse about their disabled daughter.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace as Mercedes dominated the first practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Tens of thousands climb Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, but the popularity of the 4,095m peak masks a dangerous side.
Alastair Campbell, who was a friend of Charles Kennedy, says he hopes confirmation that alcohol abuse led to his death would make politicians take it more seriously as an illness.
Stan Wawrinka ends home favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's French Open run with a 6-3 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 semi-final victory.
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The eldest son of Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is convicted of manslaughter and fined $800 (£520) for knocking down a man in his car.
The chief executive of Merlin Entertainments which manages Alton Towers confirms the group has temporarily closed three other rides following Tuesday's rollercoaster crash.
The Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has called on the Football Association of Ireland to explain a payment it received from Fifa to prevent a legal battle over the country's 2009 World Cup play-off defeat.
A woman is jailed for life for smothering an elderly man at a care home in North Yorkshire.
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Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras addresses a session of the Greek parliament on the country's debt negotiations with the EU and IMF.