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Police say they have recovered 26 bodies in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
An 18-year-old man wanted in connection with rape, theft and assault allegations is arrested in County Antrim after being spotted sleeping in a truck.
As the clean-up operation begins in Kathmandu there is a sense that "the city is coming back to life".
Forty-nine Afghan men appear in a court in Kabul accused of a mob attack in which a woman was beaten to death accused of burning the Koran.
Newcastle suffer an eighth consecutive Premier League defeat as Leicester City beat their relegation rivals convincingly.
The crime writer and Labour peer Ruth Rendell dies at the age of 85, after suffering a stroke earlier in the year.
Commonwealth champion Alex Dowsett sets a new world record for riding the furthest distance in an hour.
Bournemouth clinch the Championship title with a comfortable victory at Charlton, as Watford slip up at home.
A baby has been born in a Nepal earthquake field hospital as the authorities ruled out finding more survivors under the rubble.
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says
Blackpool's game with Huddersfield is suspended early in the second half because of a pitch invasion by protesting home fans.
Stuart Bingham remains on course to reach his first World Championship final after taking a 13-11 lead over Judd Trump.
Former shadow home secretary Ann Widdecombe urges voters to make a straight election choice between Labour or Tory.
Best-selling author who wrote crime fiction as literature
Aerial video shows crowds outside Buckingham Palace and a message on London's BT Tower as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby girl.
The BBC's David Stern reports on continuing tension in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, a year after a fire at a trade union building killed 48 people.
Northern Ireland politicians congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their second child.
A number of residents are moved from their homes due an overnight arson attack on a shop beneath their flats.
The last weekend of the election campaign gets under way, with David Cameron highlighting pension plans, and Ed Miliband his vision for "working people".
A formal bulletin confirming that the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl is displayed at Buckingham Palace.