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Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over a fire at a Philippines night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996.
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
Traffic is queuing for eight miles on the M4 between Newport and Cardiff following an earlier accident on the motorway.
Plans to cut opening times at police stations across Northern Ireland are "ludicrous", the Police Federation has said.
World champion Nick Matthew sets up a semi-final with world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy at the World Squash Championship.
The head of the operator of the South Korean Sewol ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people is sentenced to 10 years in jail.
England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed he will make his star Under-21 players available to Gareth Southgate for Euro 2015.
The Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has warned people to change the preset passwords on their household webcams to stop potential snoopers.
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dreamt of being team-mates in F1 as teenagers, but their desire to win tore their friendship apart.
Toronto Zoo cameras catch a giant panda sliding down a hill and playing in the snow.
Union leaders are due to decide later whether to accept the first Wales-only pay deal offered to NHS staff.
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £56m by regulators after a 2012 software issue left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.
More than 1,100 jobs are announced by six companies across Wales.
Ulster Bank's parent company Royal Bank of Scotland has been fined £56m by the UK's financial regulators over the IT meltdown in 2012.
A three-year-old girl is fighting for her life in Afghanistan after being brutally raped.
Artist David Hockney says that he "works all the time" and is "still discovering things" at the age of 77.
A man stabs seven people to death at a hospital in north-eastern China - the latest in a series of knife attacks in the country.
Richie McCaw captains New Zealand for the 100th time but star fly-half Dan Carter misses out against Wales on Saturday.
A hospital is to give so-called "bed blockers" seven days to leave or face possible legal action, saying too many families are refusing to take elderly relatives home when they are fit to go.
A critical report says many callers to Devon and Cornwall Police's 101 number wait more than 20 minutes for an answer and thousands hang up in frustration.