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Andy Murray starts as favourite in Sunday's Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic, says Martina Navratilova.
Manchester City prepare world record Ronaldo bid, Liverpool want Hannover's Stindl, Hull close in on Tottenham's Lennon, plus more.
Britain's Katie Swan is beaten in straight sets by Slovakian Tereza Mihalikova in the Australian Open girls' final.
Why Ireland's heroine had sex in her baby son's tomb
Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.
Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks, affecting more than 3,000 families
A health trust's proposal to treat patients with depression by using "staff from lower wage countries" via Skype is criticised.
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.
EU financial commissioner Pierre Moscovici tells the BBC that Greece belongs in the eurozone, and vows to prevent a "Grexit".
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".
Islamic State has its heartland in Iraq and Syria, but recent reports suggest it is building a presence in Afghanistan and Pakistan. M Ilyas Khan asks how worried should people be.
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.
In a mixed day for headlines, the Independent leads on evidence that the CIA interrogated terror suspects on a British-owned island and there is a plea from police to routinely carry Tasers.
The Scottish government has abandoned plans to reintroduce a tougher waiting time target for A&E departments, BBC Scotland reveals.
Do dairy farmers really make a loss on milk?
A massive tapestry depicting millions of years of Scottish history goes on show at Stirling Castle.
Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs say.