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The captain of a ferry involved in one of Hong Kong's worst sea disasters is jailed for eight years for manslaughter.
The Duchess of Cambridge records a supportive video message to mark the start of Children's Mental Health Week.
Scientists are monitoring snail habitats from space in a bid to combat the spread of the parasitic disease schistosomiasis in Africa.
Images from Hong Kong where angry protests broke out on Sunday in a shopping centre over shopping tourism by mainland Chinese.
Observers from the OSCE are to try again to reach a besieged town in east Ukraine, after saying they were denied access by pro-Russian rebels.
The body overseeing the modernisation of the civil justice system is calling for an "online court" to deal with small civil cases in England and Wales.
Comedian Ted Robbins appears on a video screen from his hospital bed during a rescheduled performance of Phoenix Nights Live.
Religious slaughter has become an unexpected political battleground as the general election approaches, says Caroline Wyatt.
Up to 100 banks and financial institutions worldwide have been attacked in an "unprecedented cyber robbery", claims a new report.
Police in Hong Kong have used pepper spray and made several arrests following clashes with anti-Chinese protesters in a shopping mall.
Is it OK to call disabled people 'inspiring'?
War victim benefits from advanced surgery in Israel
The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message in support of Children's Mental Health Week.
The man who tried to rob a bank to save his lover's life
Japanese shares hit their highest level in nearly eight years after data showed the world's third largest economy had come out of recession.
PM Tony Abbott says "legal options" are open in the case of two Australians on death row in Indonesia, as corruption allegations emerge.
Louis Jourdan, the French film star known for roles in Gigi and Octopussy, has died at his home in Los Angeles aged 93.
The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution demanding Shia Houthi rebels give up their control of Yemen's government.
In a mixed day for newspaper lead stories, many papers feature the fears of Europe's Jewish communities in the wake of the lethal attacks in Copenhagen.
Scottish soldiers take part in battlefield training in Kenya