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A run-down of the headline-making award winners and teams of the year from the Professional Footballers' Association awards.
The Afghan shrine killing that could be a watershed
Alan Shearer explains why Eden Hazard is a worthy winner of the PFA Player of the Year award and says other accolades await the Belgian.
Backpacking around China in a wheelchair
Italy's custom and border force patrol the Mediterranean Sea to save people who are attempting to cross from North Africa into Europe in unsafe conditions.
SBS sports presenter Scott McIntyre is sacked for "disrespectful" tweets about Anzac Day, the Australian broadcaster says.
Scientists' camera traps offer a snapshot into the secret lives of wildlife inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
France's president warns that anti-Semitism and racism "are still here" on a commemorative visit to the site of France's only Nazi concentration camp.
Who is a modern-day Pierluigi Casiraghi., who is ready for England call-up, and who is making Spurs look silly?
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team are not boring but suggests Arsenal are after failing to win the title since 2003-04.
The Australian pair keeping traditional printing alive
How do last week's Baltimore protests compare to those in Ferguson?
Thousands of people in Nepal are sleeping in tents or the open air, after the earthquake which hit the country on Saturday.
American rapper Wiz Khalifa's See You Again, which features on the Fast & Furious 7 soundtrack, sets a new streaming record as it leads the singles chart for a second week.
The five names in contention for the BBC inaugural Women's Footballer of the Year award are revealed.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho extends his unbeaten run against Arsenal's Arsene Wenger to 13 games as his team close in on the title.
Ronnie O'Sullivan needs one frame to beat Matthew Stevens and move into the World Snooker Championship last eight.
Bayern Munich claim a third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Louis van Gaal says he feared his Manchester United side would struggle at Everton after watching them warm up at Goodison.
Police confirm they are investigating after an incident during an election canvas in County Down was reported to them.