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A new health minister will be named on Monday following the resignation of Jim Wells last month.
Only 3% of dog thefts in Wales since 2010 have resulted in someone being charged for the crime, according to figures from three Welsh police forces.
Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb waits to hear if he will keep the post as David Cameron assembles his new Conservative government.
Police are investigating after a body was found inside a suitcase recovered from a west London canal.
An Australian teenager who allegedly planned a bomb plot appears in children's court in Melbourne charged with terrorism offences.
The European Commission will make the controversial proposal that EU member countries should take in refugees under an EU quota scheme.
Powerful crime stories win big at the Baftas
Greek politicians are hopeful that Eurozone ministers will recognise its fiscal progress, paving the way for bailout funds to be released.
The US Supreme Court is reviewing the use of lethal injection - its ruling will have big ramifications for the way capital punishment is carried out.
Can Pitch Perfect 2 live up to the original
History suggests it will be hard for the Democratic Party to pull off three consecutive presidential wins, says Nick Bryant.
Britain's Mark Cavendish sprints to a dominant victory in the first stage of the Tour of California in Sacramento.
Divorced in India... and hassled by matchmakers
Chaotic Nigerian city is revamped and renewed
Children as young as 10 are smoking cigarettes, eating junk food and drinking energy drinks for breakfast to prepare for exams, a survey of 1,000 children suggests.
A scanning project suggests that about a third of Ancient Egypt's animal mummies are empty.
Scotland rated the best country in Europe in terms of legal equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
A Scottish local authority admits its staff are reluctant to use its pool of electric cars, for fear of being stranded with a flat battery.
The economic slowdown seen in the first three months of this year is gradually being reversed, according to a survey.
Police appeal for witnesses after a motorcyclist and two women in a car are killed in a crash.