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Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki loses in straight sets to Julia Goerges in the French Open second round.
Universities should show students' achievement with points scores, as well as the existing degree grades, says a higher education think tank.
Students are increasingly opting to study overseas as part of their undergraduate degrees, research suggests.
The action camera-maker GoPro reveals plans to make its own quadcopter drone, and also unveils kit to aid virtual reality filmmakers.
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world
Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting as football's world governing body is mired in crisis following the arrest of seven top officials.
How open is the rest of Europe to David Cameron's EU reform plans and can he win their support? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines the diplomatic battle.
A 49-year-old man dies after the cattle lorry he was driving collided with another lorry on the M74 in South Lanarkshire.
The UK's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says a whistleblower's concerns about Trident nuclear submarine safety at Faslane on the Clyde have not been proved.
The UK prime minister will find a widespread appetite for change in Europe, but not always the change he has in mind.
Four-time Olympic medallist Katherine Grainger has one thing in mind ahead of her European Rowing Championships return.
A Merseyside police officer who allegedly engaged in a sex act with a prostitute while on duty is charged.
A 23-year-old graduate from the University of Massachusetts is crowned the new maharaja of Mysore, titular head of the 600-year-old Wadiyar dynasty.
Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
There was a "significant pre-election jump" in the number of mortgage applications being approved, according to the High Street banks.
Google has confirmed that it is to introduce a "buy button" to its search results imminently.
Worcester boss Dean Ryan says the promotion system needs changing, despite winning the Championship play-off final.
Northern Ireland's top police officer questions a former police watchdog's claim that there were "hundreds and hundreds" of deaths as a result security force collusion during the Troubles.
Chinese electronics giant Lenovo has unveiled a phone with a built-in laser projector that can be used to display a virtual keyboard or display.
An investigation is launched into how a five-year-old boy was left at a safari park after a school day trip.