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Temperatures in some parts of the UK are expected to reach 35C today as a heatwave continues to take hold across much of Europe.
The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.
An immediate review of all mental health wards in north Wales is needed, an independent watchdog says.
China passes a wide-ranging and controversial new national security law, tightening control of cyber space, religion and other areas.
A trial scheme which allows people to be told if their partners have been violent in the past is to be extended across Scotland.
A body is found in the River Esk in Cumbria by rescue crews searching for a man who got into difficulties in the water.
Too many children in Wales are being denied a decent childhood because of the "crippling effects" of poverty, the new children's commissioner says.
A charity warns of growing concerns over the use of so-called legal highs, prompting the launch of a new initiative to tackle the issue.
Post-primary schools in Northern Ireland could pay more to hold exams under new proposals from the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA).
An RAF plane leaves the UK for Tunisia to begin the repatriation of British tourists killed by a gunman at a beach resort last week.
A weight-loss product advert featuring a bikini-clad model asking "Are you beach body ready?" was not offensive or irresponsible, the watchdog has ruled.
A woman, who was found in the US state of California suffering from amnesia and is believed to be Australian, asks for help to find her identity.
England prepares to bask in sunshine as it experiences what could be the hottest day of the year so far.
Catch up with all the best action and the quirkier moments from day 25 of the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.
Argentina thrash Paraguay in their Copa America semi-final to set up a final against tournament hosts Chile on Saturday.
Millennium Development Goals: What are they and how successful have they been?
USA book their place in a fourth World Cup final with a hard-fought victory over two-time winners Germany in Montreal.
Mishal Husain reports from one of the poorest parts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on how a new model of development assistance is making a difference.
The man who made Manchester cool again
Indonesian officials say 122 people were on board a military plane which crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.