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New discoveries about ash clouds could help predict where planes can safely fly following volcanic eruptions, Edinburgh researchers find.
World number 15 Patrick Reed withdraws from the PGA Championship and next week's Irish Open at Royal County Down.
Disney / Pixar chief John Lasseter says telling more animated stories about female and ethnic characters is "very important" to them.
A judge has ruled that a Christian-run bakery discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.
The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained in Iran for almost 10 months on espionage charges, will begin next week.
Prince Charles has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at a meeting at the University of Galway as part of a four-day visit.
The BBC's David Loyn says many feel the sentencing of 11 policemen for failing to protect Farkhunda was purely symbolic.
A man is found guilty of the murder of a Romanian woman whose body was found in a wheelie bin in West Bromwich.
The image of a visual artist will appear on the next version of the £20 note - and the Bank of England wants the public to make nominations.
Cosmetics firm L'Oreal is teaming up with a bio-engineering start-up to 3D-print skin for product testing.
Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a police officer who beat a man in front of his young children outside Benfica's football stadium.
An Iranian team celebrate being champions but find out later they are not, sparking calls for calm from government.
Specialists at Moorfields Eye hospital have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care.
A Met Police officer is convicted of assaulting a student whose tooth was knocked out with a riot shield during a protest in 2010.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg calls for unity during the party's leadership campaign, saying his successor "deserves our undivided loyalty and support".
The family members of Derek Weaver, who was killed by Victorino Chua at Stepping Hill hospital have said they are "delighted" at the verdict.
Prince Charles has arrived in Ireland at the start of a four-day visit that will include a meeting with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.
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UK house prices accelerated with a 9.6% increase in the year to the end of March, according to official figures.
Nurse Victorino Chua is jailed for a minimum of 35 years for murdering and poisoning patients at Stepping Hill Hospital.