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Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala wins the inaugural BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
Edinburgh University is to fully divest from three of the world's biggest fossil fuel producers within the next six months.
Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
Man is given life sentence after admitting double murder in Belfast flat.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
The Scottish Government is urged to commit to increasing the top rate of tax in Scotland to 50p to fund education.
Half the world's population needs to use them - as pressure mounts in Australia to remove taxes on sanitary products, what is the global situation?
The Antarctic ozone hole would have been 40% bigger and a hole over the Arctic would have opened up if ozone-depleting chemicals had not been phased out, according to research.
There have been claims that a new £842m super hospital in Glasgow was in chaos four weeks after it opened to patients.
An Air France plane with 37 people on board narrowly missed hitting central Africa's highest mountain in early May, French investigators say.
Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique's elephants for their ivory in the past five years, according to a conservation group.
A coach owner is found guilty of dangerous driving offences after a boy fell out of a vehicle on a motorway.
Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry appears in court to deny harassing and assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
Gareth Bale says he is "looking forward to coming back next season" at Real Madrid despite the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is named as the first BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
A senior Farc rebel commander, Roman Ruiz, is believed to be among five Colombian guerrilla fighters killed in a bombing raid on Monday.
The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.
Rafael Nadal begins his quest for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets win over teenage wildcard Quentin Halys.
French farmer Laurent Rambaud goes on trial accused of killing a suspected truffle thief on his land, but claims he felt threatened by the intruder.
A 14-year-old girl in foster care who was found hanged at a house party was "very drunk" after taking part in a drinking game, an inquest hears.