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A man is sectioned under the Mental Health Act following an alleged armed siege in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea.
Adam Walker is the first Briton to complete the Ocean's 7 challenge, a tough series of long-distance, open-water swims.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Community Shield game between Arsenal and Manchester City.
Notorious computer security pioneer John McAfee has used a surprise appearance at a hacking conference to warn of threats against "freedom" thanks to privacy issues with technology.
Swedes flock to social media to muse at the passing of "the world's oldest European eel", which lived in a well to the age of 155.
The former cabinet minister, Baroness Warsi, has accused the government of showing a "lack of support for international justice and accountability" over the situation in Gaza.
A music in Argentina teacher has made his first public appearance since finding out he is the grandson of a prominent human rights campaigner.
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in Man of Steel film, becomes an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
The US and UN condemn renewed exchanges between Gaza and Israel after a three-day truce ended on Friday, urging both sides to cease fire.
The papers concentrate on US air strikes on Islamist militants in Iraq - and there is plenty of conjecture as to what extent Britain might become involved.
The US conducts its second drop of aid to Iraqis fleeing jihadist fighters in the north, hours after fresh air strikes against the militants.
Campaigning in Turkey's first direct presidential election enters its final day ahead of Sunday's vote.
The Republican Party chooses Cleveland in the battleground state of Ohio as the site of its 2016 convention, party leaders say.
Firefighters in England and Wales start a new period of strike action in a long-running pensions row with the government.
A pilot study suggests an experimental treatment that involves infusing stem cells into the brain may boost recovery after stroke.
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can help disadvantaged children improve their reading skills, US research suggests.
A health warning is being issued by councils across England and Wales about the dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas".
Obama is reframing "war on terror" in local terms, says PJ Crowley
The UK is to send a team of NHS medical experts to help those who have been left wounded by the fighting in Gaza, Downing Street says.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approves funds to help contain the deadly virus.