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Photos of Atlantic Ocean island revellers feeling the beat
In April 2000, world leaders made six pledges to improve education. None of them were kept.
Scientists have predicted the odds of women developing breast cancer by looking for tiny DNA errors in 77 genes.
The family of murdered five-year-old April Jones gives an insight into day-to-day life in the wake of her death.
Students are offered the best experience in the country by the University of Bath, an annual survey finds.
Banking giant Barclays is creating more than 200 jobs in Sunderland as part of moves to tackle fraud.
US President Barack Obama has condemned psychiatric therapies designed to "repair" gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
The sister of a murdered schoolgirl speaks publicly for the first time since the discovery of the teenager's body 20 years ago.
France's TV5Monde television network says a number of its sites have been hijacked by Islamic State hackers.
A Conservative Party warning on the future of Britain's nuclear deterrent, and a study which suggests sexual criminality may run in families, are two of the topics on Thursday's front pages.
Five images shared after South Carolina shooting
The rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence pro-Russian separatists summarily killed four Ukrainian soldiers in their captivity.
How do the parents of murdered children cope?
The US deports Carlos Vides Casanova, a general during El Salvador's civil war, over alleged abuses while he was in command.
An American woman has been sentenced to 20 years for making her five-year-old son sick and eventually killing him in order to gain attention online.
The unexplained murders of Canada's missing women
A plane from Manchester with 48 passengers and four crew made an "uncontrollable slide" after landing at Inverness, according to a report.
Scientists are aiming to recreate a complete honey bee brain on a computer.
Canada carries out its first air strikes in Syria, as part of the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants.
A look at what we really know about immigration.