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Australia sends a group of 157 Tamil asylum seekers to Nauru to be processed for resettlement there or deportation to Sri Lanka.
Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to a comfortable victory in the Commonwealth Games 4x100m relay at Hampden Park.
Northern Ireland claim two golds - their first of Glasgow 2014 - before Scotland join them in winning two boxing titles.
Former Radio 1 DJ and television presenter Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59. The BBC's Andy Moore reports.
Usain Bolt, Nicola Adams and Tom Daley win gold at Glasgow 2014 as England ensure they will top the medals table.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to Tripoli to help evacuate Britons after violence worsens in Libya, the BBC understands.
A 67-year-old woman and 19-year-old man have died in a two-vehicle crash in Newry, County Down.
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing two members of the security forces and abducting others.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown calls Israel's attacks on Gaza "foolish" and "disproportionate" and urges peace talks.
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.
The last of the "Pitman painters", known for his pictures of everyday life, dies at the age of 94.
A schoolgirl accused of trying to kill her friend to 'please' an online horror character is 'mentally unfit' for trial.
Five thousand ice sculptures have melted away after going on display to commemorate World War One.