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A judge sentences a former CIA officer to three-and-a-half years in prison for revealing classified information.
Politicians could not stop talking about the health service during the election. But did we get the full story?
Why sermons aren't enough to counter online extremism
The blind guitarist supporting McBusted
What are answers to these five big questions for UK?
Thousands of sons and daughters born to foreign workers in Malaysia are not being granted documentation by the government.
David Cameron says the Conservatives are "the real party of working people" as he prepares to chair the first all-Conservative cabinet for 18 years.
A boy who suffered brain damage at birth is awarded a £13m-compensation package.
Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian
Chess prodigy, 11, beats all-comers in US
Inter Milan want Yaya Toure, Man City keen to sign Saido Berahino and Kevin De Bruyne, plus more.
The cabinet reshuffle attracts widespread coverage, with much of the focus on the new culture secretary and claims his appointment is a warning shot at the BBC.
Former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is charged with witness intimidation, say prosecutors.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for four games after an inquiry into under-inflated balls.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson's coach will not use Jessica Ennis-Hill's return as a "cattle prod" to get the best out of her.
France's National Front (FN) founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he plans to set up his own "grouping" after being suspended from the far-right party.
Australia is unusual for holding its budgets in the evening, BBC News explains why it does it.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is expected to go up against three challengers in the presidential election later this month.
The sixth annual Battle of the Nations has been held in the Czech capital Prague, where teams from around the globe gathered to take part in two days of intense competition.
Royal Dutch Shell wins approval from the US Department of Interior to explore for oil in the Arctic.