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There were no references to the rumours of the band 'taking a break' as One Direction plays the first UK gig without Zayn Malik.
Charles Kennedy was one of the most popular politicians to appear on the satirical quiz show Have I Got News For You.
Rain and strong winds have impacted on Saturday's schedule of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Nevis Range near Fort William, say organisers.
A huge fire that burnt on a Bridgend recycling centre throughout Friday is still being dealt with.
A sinkhole has swallowed a police car in Denver, Colorado, following violent storms.
Britain's most famous ski jumper, Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, is warned a movie being made about his life is "90% made up".
Derry man Paul McCauley, who was left in a vegetative state after a sectarian attack in 2006, has died.
Many prisoners of war held captive in Eastern Asia suffered with tropical diseases which their bodies had never been exposed to before.
Saudi Arabia shoots down a Scud missile fired from across the border by Yemen's Houthi rebels and its allies, the state news agency says.
A man is taken to hospital after a motorbike mounts a kerb and crashes into a wall in Cardiff.
Drivers are warned to expect major delays on the A55 and A483 on the Chester-Wrexham border as carriageways are closed for ongoing improvement works.
Protests have been growing across the southern German region of Bavaria, which is set to host the G7 meeting on Sunday.
Pope Francis is due in Bosnia-Hercegovina, where he is expected to make a plea for peace and reconciliation in the country.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage will present the party as a key voice in the campaign against the UK's membership of the EU, during its first post-election conference.
Bangladesh and India are to sign a historic agreement to simplify their common border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves of land.
A replica of the Hermione, the ship that transported a French general to America in 1780 to support the US in its fight for independence, has arrived in Yorktown, America.
Protesters and police have clashed in several states in Mexico ahead of the mid-term elections.
Portraits of D-Day veterans, commissioned by the Prince of Wales, go on public display at Buckingham Palace.
A woman who wanted to raise £1,000 for cancer research by wearing charity shop outfits every day for a year raises more than £11,000 in five months.
A total of 331 people have been confirmed dead following the righting of the Eastern Star cruise ship, which capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River.