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CCTV cameras that were installed in Johannesburg many years ago are beginning to show some positive results.
Poland votes for a new head of state, with President Bronislaw Komorowski hoping to win a second term in office.
Cuban President Raul Castro will be received in private audience by Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday morning.
Seventeen people arrested at an anti-austerity rally outside Downing Street.
The Queen is to attend a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day - the end of World War Two in Europe.
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Some people use echoes to determine the position of objects, the way bats and dolphins do, suggests research from the University of Southampton.
More than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Cubans march through the streets of Havana to call for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
The fallout from the election provides a focus, with stories about Tony Blair's advice for Labour, SNP and backbench demands on David Cameron, and an anti-austerity protest in Westminster.
The winner of the first BBC Young Dancer 2015 competition has been announced.
What drives a man to make the 'most abhorrent film possible'?
Rihanna's meme-inducing gown - and more trends of the week
The hitchhiking snakes that sneak under the bonnet
Turning disaster into preparation
The men from Ghana who pretend to be women online
Colombia to halt use of controversial herbicide glyphosate in a US-sponsored coca eradication programmes because of health concerns.
David Cameron is set to make Michael Gove the justice secretary and Chris Grayling leader of the Commons in his new Conservative government.
Moscow celebrates the World War Two victory anniversary with a grand concert and fireworks in the evening.
General Kenan Evren, the leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and then president of the country, has died at the age of 97.
Seventeen people have been arrested in an unplanned protest outside Downing Street following the Conservatives' election victory, the Met police say.