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Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.
Some of the soap's most memorable moments - after 30 years
Supermarket chain Aldi's plans to open a distribution centre and offices in south Wales could see a further ten stores opened across Wales, creating 500 jobs.
Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fourth term as Israel's prime minister after winning the general election.
Batsman Kevin Pietersen says he will "do anything" to help him earn a recall to the England side.
An internet dating site for married people is taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.
Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world, is back in the air again, crossing India and hoping to make it to Myanmar.
Celebrations are due to take place on Wednesday in Russia to mark the first anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Crimea, as Richard Galpin reports
The WAVE centre which offers support to anyone traumatised by the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has won a major award.
A solar plane started the third leg of its round-the-world journey on Wednesday as it took off from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
The Northern Lights - or Aurora Borealis - have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
Northern Lights illuminate UK skies
An elderly couple took their own lives after struggling to cope when their daughter and her boyfriend moved in with them.
Funding cuts and reforms in England and Wales have contributed to a drop in prison safety over the past two years, a parliamentary report says.
South Korean businessmen are visiting the Kaesong joint industrial zone in North Korea amid a row over a unilateral wage hike.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in the US at the start of a three day visit, during which they will meet President Obama.
The BBC gets a tour of the workshop of Hong Kong's most famous tailor, who has dressed former US president Bill Clinton and Michael Jackson, among others.
Mercury pollution has risen nearly 50-fold in the feathers of a gull that feeds and breeds in the Arctic, say scientists.
Conservationists eagerly await the results of a UK study investigating whether it is possible to track endangered shark species via environmental DNA.
A painting dismissed as a replica for decades and kept in a museum storeroom is confirmed as a Joseph Wright original worth up to £1m.