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South Africa's high court temporarily prevents the deportation of undocumented migrants arrested in raids following the xenophobic violence.
What happens to those trying to help in Nepal?
A row has erupted between senior UKIP figures and the party's only MP Douglas Carswell over £650,000 in public money they are entitled to receive.
The GP out-of-hours service in north Wales is understaffed and has a number of management issues, according to a critical report seen by BBC Wales.
A thief who stole a bird bath from a garden in Newcastle returns to the scene to leave an apology note.
The number of Americans who identify as Christian has fallen nearly eight percentage points in only seven years, according to a new survey.
Andy Murray confirms he will play at this week's Italian Open, after winning back-to-back clay titles in Munich and Madrid.
The mayor of Tehran hopes to transform the notorious Evin prison in Iran's capital into a public park, after receiving the judiciary's approval.
Florence 'SeeSee' started working at Tacoma General Hospital in Washington state in 1946 and has not stopped.
One person is injured when an EU helicopter crashes at Pristina international airport in Kosovo.
Greece has completed its latest repayment to the IMF, but even that news has a twist in the tail, says the BBC's Chris Morris in Athens.
Professor Stephen Hawking is to make an appearance at this year's Glastonbury Festival, in the Kidz Field.
US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a news briefing during his visit to Russia.
The seasons appear to have a profound effect on how human genes work, according to scientists.
The SNP will be given control of two House of Commons select committees, the BBC understands.
A Royal Marine left paralysed after diving into shallow waters in a Canary Islands accident is suing the military for £8m.
Smoke from a fire in an industrial yard blows across the M25, affecting the visibility of drivers on the motorway.
The new UK government's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act would be "flagrant breach" of the Good Friday Agreement, a human rights organisation says.
A man who doused his ex-girlfriend in petrol and threatened to set light to her is jailed.
President Obama's foundation makes it official: library and presidential center will be on Chicago's South Side.