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Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says broadcasting team radio communications would help broaden the sport's appeal.
A £25m tidal energy project which works through flying "kites" underwater is being launched on Anglesey.
The National Crime Agency becomes fully operational in Northern Ireland.
Prince Charles is expected to meet the mother of a boy murdered in the IRA attack that killed Lord Mountbatten, on the second day of his Ireland visit.
Migrants on a boat filmed last week by the BBC drifting off the coast of Thailand have been rescued by fishermen off Indonesia's Aceh province.
Ten youths have been arrested by Canadian police on suspicion of planning to travel to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State.
An investigation into the murder of a woman in a fire at a flat in Torfaen continues.
The stained glass windows of Paris's Sainte-Chapelle have been painstakingly taken down and cleaned to remove centuries of dirt.
North Korea abruptly cancels a visit by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, one day before he was due in the border city of Kaesong.
Police continue to question nine men arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden safety deposit raid.
Nicky Morgan: Olive branches or burning bridges?
The Conservatives do not have a majority in the House of Lords, so how much trouble could peers cause David Cameron?
Iraq's government calls for volunteers to fight against IS and help retake the city of Ramadi, as US officials discuss the setback.
Organic farms act as a refuge for wild plants, offsetting the loss of biodiversity on conventional farms, a study suggests.
California is in the midst of a long drought and it does not have enough water.
Increasing numbers of UK schoolchildren are choosing to read in their spare time, with six in 10 having a favourite work of fiction, research suggests.
Japan's economy grew at its fastest pace for a year between January and March boosting hopes that the economy is recovering from last year's recession.
There are calls in Argentina to sack two judges who reduced a paedophile's sentence on the grounds that his six-year-old victim was abused before.
"Visionary" Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai is announced as the winner of the sixth Man Booker International Prize.
If someone has been diagnosed with breast cancer, having a strong family history of the condition does not worsen their prognosis, say researchers.