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UK shares dip in late afternoon trading on Monday, having been in positive territory for most of the day.
Kevin Pietersen gives a timely reminder of his talents to England's selectors with an unbeaten double century for Surrey.
Prosecutors in Macedonia say they have charged 30 people with terrorism following deadly clashes in the northern town of Kumanovo.
A British security guard who murdered two ex-servicemen in Iraq was not vetted properly by his employer, a coroner concludes.
Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo is taken to hospital after a horrific crash during stage three of the Giro d'Italia.
So where now? Politics never stands still and so progress, momentum and altered perspective there must be.
Many Gulf heads of state say they will skip the summit of US and allied Arab leaders at Camp David later this week, signalling their displeasure with US-Iran relations.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pleads for UN help to dismantle criminal groups smuggling migrants into European countries.
Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.
A man died after riding his motorbike at speed in a "form of race" with a car which resulted in a collision, a court hears.
Almost a third (32%) of MPs in the new House of Commons went to private school, according to an analysis by an education charity.
Antibiotic-resistant typhoid is spreading across Africa and Asia and poses a major global health threat, warn experts.
The Competition and Markets Authority says UK pub group Greene King's offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, could hurt competition.
US talent show American Idol will end after its 15th and final season, which will be broadcast next year, TV network Fox announces.
China is taking a growing interest in the Mediterranean as an area of strategic importance, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
Teenagers affected by "sexting" and cyberbullying are at risk of depression in later life, warns a psychiatrist.
A woman who claims her car was moved by council contractors on to newly painted double yellow lines says it is "crazy" she has been given a parking ticket.