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Scottish singer Susan Boyle is to be awarded and honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Are we witnessing a takeaway revolution?
Food and drink, half-time entertainment, views from the seats - a fans' survey reveals the Premier League's best hosts.
The Pentagon has confirmed that live samples of anthrax have been sent to 51 laboratories across the US and to three foreign countries.
French rider Franck Petricola dies following an accident during a qualifying session on Wednesday at the Isle of Man TT Races.
It's a day of news staples making headlines, with issues relating to migrants and the NHS on the front pages.
Thousands attend a march in Buenos Aires calling for action against domestic violence.
The Russians who have had enough and want to leave
Fierce fighting has broken out between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, officials on both sides say.
How China rewarded its veterans of brutal 1989 crackdown
Two adults and a baby are taken to hospital after a minibus crash on the A74M motorway near Moffat.
Andy Murray goes into his French Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic in confident mood despite recent losses to the Serb.
Amnesty International is calling for the Nigerian army to be investigated for war crimes, saying 7,000 men and boys have died in military custody.
A study has found rules that required Canadian aboriginals to attend state-funded church schools led to abuse and isolation.
Polio cases in Pakistan have dropped by 70% this year as troops advance against militants opposed to vaccination programmes, officials tell the BBC.
Burundi postpones both parliamentary and presidential elections due this month, following recent political upheaval.
Manipulating the Libor interest rate was 'widespread', former trader Tom Hayes tells the court.
A naval architect who designed the Queen's Jubilee barge is found dead at his home, police confirm.
David Beckham labels revelations about Fifa as "despicable, unacceptable and awful" and calls for change.
Details are released in the US of former top Fifa official Chuck Blazer's admission of bribe-taking, racketeering and money laundering.