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A "groundbreaking" cystic fibrosis therapy could profoundly improve quality of life, say doctors.
South Africa has deported more than 400 Mozambicans, weeks after anti-foreigner violence left several people dead.
Rangers are through to the semi-final of the Scottish Premiership play-off after a nervy draw with Queen of the South.
The Duchess of Cambridge is promised a "very good tea" after being invited to join the Anmer branch of the Womens' Institute.
Britain's Paul Bonhomme wins the Red Bull Air Race's first ever race in Japan in front of a sold-out crowd.
Bristol Rovers beat Grimsby Town on penalties to win the Conference promotion final and seal their return to the Football League.
Championship leaders Leigh upset Super League side Wakefield and reach the quarter final of the Challenge Cup.
Indianapolis 500 driver Ed Carpenter is unhurt but raises concerns after becoming the third driver to go airborne in a crash.
Wilfried Bony scores on his return to Swansea as Manchester City secure a place in the Champions League group stages.
Third seed Maria Sharapova comes from a set down to beat Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the Italian Open final.
Islamic State militants have been pushed back from the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, officials and a monitoring group say.
Three people escape injury as a car is engulfed in flames on the eastbound lane of the M8.
Spain's Jorge Lorenzo beats his Movistar Yahama team-mate Valentino Rossi to win the French MotoGP in Le Mans.
The BBC's Jonathan Head has been searching for the desperate boat migrants who had been stranded along the border with Malaysia.
Nigel Farage should take a two-week holiday before returning to lead UKIP, its deputy chairman Suzanne Evans says.
Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia tell the BBC that about 100 died in a fight over the last remaining food.
The international adventurer Bear Grylls has been reappointed as the UK's Chief Scout at a celebration near Northampton.
Health Minister Simon Hamilton says the executive may not have a budget if agreement cannot be reached by the political parties in Northern Ireland on welfare reform.
Wales' deputy health minister Vaughan Gething says the Welsh government needs to be more effective in communicating with the public about the NHS.
Record-breaking ticket sales are reached for this year's BBC Proms, just hours after the box office opened.