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The cruise ship Britannia, officially named by the Queen on Tuesday, is leaving Southampton on its maiden voyage later.
A statue is unveiled of Mahatma Gandhi in London's Parliament Square.
Two people are in hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a two-car crash in Peterhead.
A team of South African surgeons has performed the world's first successful penis transplant.
Three of the best known piers in England and Wales are put up for sale for a collective price of £12.6m.
A sprinter who set a new 200m world record in the over 95 category shares some of his top tips.
A missing London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria ahead of her three friends is named as 15-year-old Sharmeena Begum, from Bethnal Green.
A woman in Colorado has escaped unscathed after being pushed through a pizza shop window on a car bonnet.
Conservationists are preparing an eagle for a world record attempt in Dubai, to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered bird of prey.
Labour leader Ed Miliband will promise higher living standards for working families when he unveils his party's pledge card later at a rally in Birmingham.
Alliance party supporters are gathering for their conference at a hotel in County Down later.
Rugby fans are urged to drink sensibly or risk an alcohol ban while watching Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
Australia race to a seven-wicket win in their final World Cup group game and condemn Scotland to a sixth straight defeat.
Police continue to question a man held on suspicion of murder after a teenager died following an attack at a south Wales caravan park.
China sends fighter jets and lodges a protest after a Myanmar warplane reportedly dropped a bomb on its territory, killing four civilians.
Suspended Top Gear presenter suggests he may leave the programme in newspaper column.
Comic Relief raises more than £78bn - its highest ever total for Red Nose Day.
World number one Serena Williams wins at Indian Wells, a tournament she had boycotted for 14 years after suffering crowd abuse.
Lewis Hamilton takes a stunning pole position for Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as McLaren-Honda qualify last.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claims he was "almost killed" by the NHS when doctors misdiagnosed his testicular cancer, and says people should pay for private health care if they can.