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Rescuers in Malaysia are trying to trace six pupils and two teachers missing since Friday's earthquake hit the highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.
Royal Navy warship HMS Bulwark sets off towards Libya after reports 14 vessels carrying migrants have left the country's coast.
Two Russian pilots captured in Sudan's Darfur region in January have been freed with no ransom been paid, Russian diplomats say.
An "inspirational" teenager who raised thousands through sponsored charity feats dies in hospital following complications after surgery.
Tiger Woods shoots his worst round as a professional with a 13-over-par 85 at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.
British actor Richard Johnson, whose career spanned film, theatre and TV, has died aged 87, his family announces.
Frankie Dettori, taking part for the first time in four years, wins the Derby on favourite Golden Horn.
Scenes of Epsom on the 236th Derby Day
Serena Williams wins a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title.
Lewis Hamilton is slowest of all in an incident-strewn final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix as team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.
A jury in Los Angeles convicts a female police officer of assault for repeatedly kicking a handcuffed woman who died soon afterwards.
Twenty-four people have been rescued from the River Foyle after a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon.
Manchester United have defended the conduct of their stewards for removing walking aids from disabled Arsenal fans.
The results of a poll about Dyfed-Powys Police officers carrying guns are skewed after being shared on Facebook.
Andy Murray says he feels close to the form that won him two Grand Slam titles after defeat to Novak Djokovic at the French Open.
The arrest of Jeffrey Webb, Fifa's Head of Football in North and Central America and the Caribbean, saw the spotlight on corruption in the game move to the Cayman Islands. Nick Davis reports from Georgetown.
An all-female Afghan delegation holds historic talks with representatives of the Taliban in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
A female fan has suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a broken bat at a baseball game, according to police.
A picture of Princess Charlotte with her brother Prince George is to be released later, Kensington Palace says.
The sight of sick and tired suspected illegal immigrants found among washing machines in lorries at an Essex port was pitiful, local MP Bernard Jenkin says.