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An Israeli military investigation clears its forces of wrongdoing over the deaths of four Palestinian boys in an attack in Gaza during the 2014 war.
Tributes paid later to a Scots soldier who won the Victoria Cross for rescuing a wounded officer from no man's land close to enemy lines.
Output in the construction industry falls 0.8% in April compared to the previous month, but new housing contributes to a 1.6% increase in all new work.
The wife of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes, describes his punishment as "a slow death".
Chancellor George Osborne and former opposite number Ed Balls are on the list to attend the famously secretive Bilderberg conference in Austria.
England's Charley Hull is two shots behind leader Jenny Shin after round one of the Women's PGA Championship in New York.
The number of people charged under the controversial football hate crime legislation has fallen slightly, according to Crown Office figures.
The search is continuing for a woman who vanished 16 days ago with her son after a court ruled he should live with his father.
Germany drops investigation into alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone by US security agency
Ofcom is proposed price cuts to the leased lines that broadband providers, schools, libraries and universities rent from BT.
Liverpool sign Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan on a free transfer after personal terms are agreed.
A French court is due to rule on whether former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of aggravated pimping after a three-week trial.
Double-Olympic champion Usain Bolt laughs off suggestions he is "afraid" of facing in-form sprinter Justin Gatlin.
Winning images in the UK Down's Syndrome Association competition
Bahrain jails 57 people, and strips the citizenship of 56 of them, for an alleged plot to bomb sites in the Gulf kingdom.
A primary school in County Antrim has been closed due to fears that asbestos had been found in the building.
Rangers shareholders are due to meet at Ibrox to vote on Mike Ashley's request for his £5m loan to be repaid.
ITV's hit period drama Downton Abbey will be honoured by Bafta with a special tribute night, attended by the cast and crew.
BBC Breakfast's weather present Carol Kirkwood was joined by some special guests as she delivered Friday's forecast.
Sir Roger Moore, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese have led tributes to screen legend Sir Christopher Lee, who has died at the age of 93.