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A news conference is being held at Fifa's headquarters in Zurich, following the arrests last week of senior officials as part of an FBI investigation.
A student wearing fishnet stockings sang a "suggestive song" in front of her teacher who raped her while on a school trip, a court hears.
Jacques Parizeau, the former Quebec premier who nearly led the French-speaking province to independence, dies at the age of 84.
Four people have been seriously injured in a crash between two carriages on a ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.
Andy Murray faces David Ferrer while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the French Open semi-finals.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international rugby after the World Cup - while he is also set to leave Munster.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is "an extra-terrestrial who plays with us humans", says Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon.
Two carriages on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire collide.
Facebook expands its research into artificial intelligence, opening its first lab in Europe.
A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
Germany's former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care after surgery on his intestine, German media reports say.
The head of German football has opposed a possible boycott of the 2018 World Cup finals in a protest against Fifa.
Why has Aung San Suu Kyi been silent over the persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar?
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic overcomes blustery conditions at Roland Garros to beat Elina Svitolina and book a semi-final spot.
A great-grandfather scoops more than £13.5m in a lotto rollover.
Health professionals missed "several opportunities" to safeguard a baby boy before he died of a skull fracture, a serious case review finds.
Sunny Varkey, founder of the million-dollar Global Teacher Prize is to become the first education entrepreneur to sign up for Bill Gates's philanthropic campaign.
Assembly members are set to debate a damning report into care in a mental health unit at a Denbighshire hospital.
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab enters a remote village in north-eastern Kenya, forcing schools to close and people to flee, residents say.
BBC Sport takes a look at the numbers behind the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of Sunday's race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.