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Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announces on a leaked video he has gone on hunger strike demanding "freedom for political prisoners".
Iraq hits back at a US claim that its army was routed at Ramadi by Islamic State because soldiers lacked the will to fight.
Spanish exit polls predict gains for protest parties in local elections, but the governing People's Party receives the most votes.
Jermaine Beckford scores a hat-trick to help Preston thrash Swindon Town in the League One play-off final at Wembley.
Teenage sprinter Dina Asher-Smith becomes Britain's all-time fastest woman after setting a new 100m record.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says pressure is building on him after his side's 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City.
Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his side were "not good enough" after being relegated to the Championship.
A deluge of rainfall bursts rivers and brings flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
Ben Stokes hits the fastest Test century at Lord's and Alastair Cook 153 not out as England rally against New Zealand.
How many Chelsea players made the cut? Who looked past his best 18 months ago? And which manager is sharper than a Savile Row suit?
Manchester United decide not to keep striker Radamel Falcao following the end of his season-long loan from Monaco.
Police name three people found dead from stab wounds in Oxfordshire as the hunt continues for a 21-year-old suspect.
Hull City are relegated from the Premier League as they fail to beat Manchester United and Newcastle win their final game.
Migrants trying to leave Bangladesh illegally are tainting the country's image and should be punished, PM Sheikh Hasina says.
Mercedes apologise to Lewis Hamilton for what they admitted was the strategic error that cost him victory in Monaco.
Omar Abdel Razek is at a river crossing where thousands of residents from Ramadi are hoping to cross into the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard endures a nightmare send-off as Stoke embarrass the Reds 6-1 at the Britannia Stadium.
Goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez give Newcastle victory against West Ham to ensure Premier League survival.
West Ham announce manager Sam Allardyce is to leave after four years as the Premier League club decide not to renew his contract.
The world's first motorised cooler championships have been held in Port Douglas, Australia.