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A collection of tiny islands in the South China Sea are at the centre of a major international dispute with potentially far-reaching consequences.
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Artefacts from a bloody chapter in British history
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Taking on the pontiff's cricket team at the Vatican
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The Lib Dems say they would refuse to work with a party that did not agree to raise public sector pay as the leaders seek to rally support on the final campaigning weekend.
Organisers of a "knob throwing" competition in Dorset hope the current champion tossing record will be broken later.
Why resting in peace is no easy matter in Greece
The favourite American Pharoah lands victory in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs for jockey Victor Espinoza.
Stuart Bingham says reaching the World Championship final has taken "20 years of scars, getting beat up, everything".
Sunday's newspaper front pages are a riot of pink, with many using the same picture of the new princess. Only the Observer and the Independent on Sunday stick to a political lead.
England lead West Indies by 107 runs at 39-5 in their second innings after 18 wickets fall on day two of the final Test.
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a daughter in a hospital in central London.
The Nepalese government has ruled out finding any more survivors of the earthquake which struck the country.
Party leaders on the election campaign trail offer their congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their daughter.
Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.
Nearly 300 girls and womenm which the army says it rescued from Boko Haram earlier this week are taken to a refugee camp.