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Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.
A former crime-fighting chief is announced as the next chief inspector of borders and immigration.
Sky and BT Sport will pay the Premier League £5.1bn to share live TV rights for three seasons from 2016-17.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has got his "dream manager" to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.
Doctor Who actor David Tennant becomes the most successful debut contestant on Radio 4's quiz show Just a Minute.
A rare species of elephant in Mali is being targeted by poachers, with the government blaming rebels attempting to raise money for weapons.
The man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at a park in Glasgow has been deemed unfit to stand trial.
MPs accuse the country's top financial regulator of watering down a scheme meant to compensate firms which were victims of misselling by banks.
Some counties in Alabama are refusing to marry gay couples, a day after the US Supreme Court refused the state's request to stop same-sex marriages.
The BBC's Angus Crawford reports on the the implications for parents and children of new tracking software - and also the ways in which it can be a tool of control.
MPs take evidence on a report which detailed widespread child abuse in Rotherham
A lift shaft survives an implosion designed to flatten a hotel in Las Vegas.
Online gambling group 888 Holdings confirms that bookmaker William Hill has made an approach to buy the firm.
The Princess Royal is one of the first female members invited to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
The Princess Royal is to become an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews five months after it decided to admit women.
A man who held a waiter hostage in a restaurant at the top of Wales' tallest tower is detained under the Mental Health Act.
A US hostage held by Islamic State, Kayla Mueller, has been killed, President Obama confirms.
Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.
A west Belfast man convicted of rioting during events surrounding the military killing of his brother and nine other people has had his conviction quashed.
The first privately-run NHS hospital trust in the country is applying for a £9.6m government bailout as healthcare company Circle withdraws.