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Dutch hostage Sjaak Rijke who was kidnapped in Mali in 2011, has been freed by French special forces.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander repeats his claim he heard an unnamed senior Tory tell a Lib Dem colleague: "You take care of the workers and we'll take care of the bosses."
A motorcyclist dies and three other people are hurt after a collision in north Wales.
Young people should be made to vote in the first election after they turn 18, a think tank proposes.
Residents of a Chilean town near an active volcano say they were confused when the town's sirens rang on Sunday "as a preventative measure".
A Turkish court orders net firms to block access to Twitter and YouTube for sharing photos of a hostage taken during an armed siege.
We know who owns the photos, messages etc that we used to store in photo albums and paper diaries, but what happens to content posted online when someone passed away?
The rules on what happens to our digital portfolio after we die are very unclear, says Clive Coleman.
Prince Harry tells a teenager that "selfies are bad" during his military visit to Australia.
Mercedes's technical chief Paddy Lowe says the onus is on the team to produce a car which performs in all conditions.
The owners of a house on the Lincolnshire coast that was badly damaged in a gas explosion had a "lucky" escape, fire crews say.
A man in his 50s is in a critical condition in hospital following a fight with another man in Belfast city centre.
Poland is to build observation towers along its land border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, according to a Polish news agency.
A government body is investigating a website in China advertising fake degree certificates from dozens of UK universities.
Ukraine's President Poroshenko accepts holding a referendum that could give rebel-held eastern areas more autonomy.
A woman in her 20s is attacked in what police are calling a hate crime in the Waterside area of Londonderry.
A man dies after he was struck by a vehicle near Thornhill, in an accident which shut the road for more than eight hours.
Baritone Luca Salsi steps in at the last minute at New York's Metropolitan Opera after Placido Domingo fails to recover from a cold.
Take That star Gary Barlow shocks a Berkshire bride by making a surprise appearance to sing at her wedding.
A 32-year-old Scot dies after getting into difficulty in a swimming pool in Marbella on Spain's Costa Del Sol.