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Soul star Lionel Richie will play the Sunday teatime slot at next year's Glastonbury Festival, its organisers announce.
A 30-year-old man is "fighting for life" after he was felled by a single punch in Manchester.
Bryony Shaw wins gold as British sailors claim four medals at the inaugural Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi.
A motorcycle like those ridden by Lawrence of Arabia sets a new world record after selling for £315,100.
Thousands of Russians hold marches in Moscow and other cities in protest against health reforms involving hospital closures and job losses.
In his latest movie, Jude Law plays a submarine captain whose crew are trying to salvage Nazi gold from a sunken U-boat. He spoke to Andrew Marr.
Tributes are paid in Germany to student Tugce Albayrak who died after defending two teenage girls reportedly being harassed by a group of men.
Andy Murray enjoys two wins over a team including Nick Kyrgios and Serena Williams at the International Premier Tennis League.
Manchester City beat Southampton to move into second place and cut Chelsea's Premier League lead to six points.
The Chinese embassy tells a cross-party group of MPs it will not be able to go ahead with a planned visit to Hong Kong.
A Deportivo La Coruna fan dies following violent clashes outside the stadium before his team's game at Atletico Madrid.
Forcing councils to merge would be "grossly irresponsible" because of the cost at a time of spending cuts, a Conservative AM says.
Uruguayans vote in a presidential run-off election with Tabare Vasquez of the Broad Front party expected to win.
The leading German pilots' union at Lufthansa will go on strike on Monday and Tuesday as their dispute over retirement benefits continues.
Colombian General Ruben Dario Alzate, abducted by Farc rebels two weeks ago, is released with two other hostages, the president says.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says he will review the idea for car-free Sundays in parts of central London.
An appeals court in Qatar clears a US couple sentenced to three years for the neglect of their adopted daughter, in a case that was closely watched.
The Scottish Conservatives brand Scottish government plans to give children equal inheritance rights to land as "horrifying".
A play inspired by tales from soldiers from the Christmas truce of World War One opens in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Mark Strand, a former US poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1999, dies in New York aged 80.