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The Royal Welsh receive new regimental colours from the Queen in Cardiff on Thursday.
Rights group Amnesty International calls for an investigation into the killing of a journalist in India.
The mother and father of Tyrone schoolboy Ronan Hughes urge parents to start a conversation with their children about online safety.
The robin tops a poll of more than 200,000 people organised by ornithologist David Lindo to select Britain's first national bird.
A Nobel laureate resigns from his position as honorary professor at a UK university after making comments about the "trouble with girls" in science.
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges Asia Pacific nations to fight jihadist groups, saying Islamic State is a death cult with far-reaching tentacles.
A British woman arrested for allegedly posing naked on Malaysia's Mt Kinabalu is "scared" and "very upset", her father says.
The man who wants to build the tallest tower - from a kit
The chief executive of Emirates tells the BBC he does not believe an escalating dispute between US and Middle Eastern carriers over government subsidies will "end in tears".
The 'dragons' who want to help disabled people
Seeking answers to Labour’s woes in a one-time stronghold
The prime minister's muddle over Cabinet ministers' support for his stance on EU reform reveals the tricky tightrope he is walking, says Mark Mardell.
The leaders of Greece, France and Germany agree to "intensify" negotiations with Athens' creditors, but talks showed little sign of progress.
Prince Harry will join the family and friends of those who lost their lives during the conflict in Afghanistan at a service later.
Douglas Carswell sees UKIP as a means of being an independent MP and has not fit in with the party, Nigel Farage's former chief of staff says.
David Cameron says he is "content" with the reception he has received so far to his EU reform plans as he prepares to sound out more leaders.
Health officials in Queensland, Australia say eight people are critically injured after Tuesday's explosion at a cafe in Ravenshoe.
Secondary school pupils in England will have to take GCSEs in five core subjects - including either history or geography - under plans to be set out by Schools Minister Nick Gibb.
Asian shares headed mostly higher, following gains on Wall Street as Japanese shares led the way after four days of losses.
South Korea's central bank cut interest rates to a record low, a move seen as an attempt to stem the economic fall out from an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).