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New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum tells BBC Sport how his side transformed their fortunes before their Test series against England.
Rebels fighting Syria's government seize the last major army base in north-western Idlib province, an activist group says.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal steals the show at the club's end-of-season awards with an eccentric closing speech.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial vigil for a cow which was shot dead by police marksmen in North Tyneside.
Foreign ministers from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are to attend an emergency meeting to discuss the current migrant crisis in the region.
Los Angeles becomes the largest city in the US to agree a $15 (£9.67) minimum wage.
Ukraine's president tells the BBC he does not trust Russian president Vladimir Putin and that Ukrainians should prepare for a major Russian offensive.
Tristram Hunt will confirm whether he will enter the Labour leadership race or not, as he urges the party to broaden its appeal and not rely on its core supporters.
Former Conservative chancellor Lord Howe retires from the House of Lords after 23 years.
Ukraine's president tells the BBC his country is now in a "real war" with Russia - and that Ukrainians should prepare for a new Russian offensive.
Raheem Sterling is named as Liverpool's Young Player of the Year, 24 hours after it emerged that he will ask to leave.
Australia's wildcard shake-up of Eurovision
The Indian bazaar run entirely by women
Sri Lanka's president vows to seek reconciliation as Tamils are allowed to commemorate their dead on the sixth anniversary of the end of the civil war.
Singapore parents get lessons to keep up with homework
Staff at a major power station on the West and North Yorkshire border have been told the plant will stop generating and close in March 2016.
Researchers develop a method to sort photographs uploaded onto the website and stitch them together to create time-lapse videos.
England caretaker-coach Paul Farbrace says he would find it "hard to say no" if he was offered the job permanently.
The BBC's Ahmed Maher travelled with Shia militiamen and Iraqi forces in Karma as they prepare to reclaim Ramadi.
The 2016 Republican presidential field could have more candidates than spots on the stage during upcoming debates. But narrowing the field is a harder task than it seems.