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Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst talks to comedian Kate Smurthwaite about dealing with Twitter trolls, cross-dressing and why she doesn't want to be seen as a role model.
A 49-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in County Down.
The Lebanese army forces a retreat by Sunni militants linked to Islamic State and al-Qaeda, on a third day of fighting in the second city Tripoli.
The Welsh NHS has "nothing to hide" about its performance, the health minister says, as the political row over Welsh Labour's record continues.
UK not alone in concern about new EU payments
Flowing lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could soon force dozens of residents in Pahoa to flee their homes.
Conservative MP Damian Green has said that if Britain leaves the European Arrest Warrant, "it will be the country all Europe's criminals and terrorists would be inclined to come".
Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre in Cumbria move their 1700 animals to a new home County Durham.
Was the 13-year mission in Afghanistan worth it?
The US envoy to the UN begins a visit to Ebola-hit West Africa, criticising nations who offered support but "failed to take responsibility".
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.
A man has been detained by police after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off.
A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.
Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.
Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.
Footage from World Wingsuit League China Grand Prix earlier this month.