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Family, friends and famous names from the worlds of TV, film and comedy say a final farewell to Joan Rivers at her funeral in New York.
Yemeni police deploy water cannon and tear gas to shift thousands of Shia protesters encamped on the road to Sanaa airport.
A 73-year-old South African heart surgeon has become the oldest person to swim the English Channel.
A family of five jump from a bedroom window to escape a fire at their home in West Bromwich, which police believe was started deliberately.
An elderly woman dies and five people are taken to hospital following a two-vehicle collision on the A466 near Tintern in Monmouthshire.
Normal service resumes after world leaders have flown home, a ring of steel is removed from around Cardiff and tanks are driven off the Celtic Manor's golf course.
The Egyptian authorities arrest seven men accused of appearing in a video apparently showing a gay wedding.
There is fresh shelling near Donetsk airport, after a deadly attack in Mariupol, raising fears that Ukraine's ceasefire may collapse.
Mo Farah becomes the first British winner of the Great North Run men's race since 1985, holding off Mike Kigen in a thrilling finish.
Author Ian McEwan talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about his new book The Children Act.
Apple's latest iPhone models are the smartphones in England and Wales most likely to be stolen, according to a new government list.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warns Hamas it must change the way it operates in Gaza if it wants to continue in a unity government.
Chancellor George Osborne has said Islamic State (IS) must be defeated, as it is ''a direct threat to the security of people living in Britain''.
A third person charged in connection with the death of man in a shipping container in Essex is to appear in court on Monday.
More than half of English councils place young people leaving care in unsuitable accommodation for more than a month, according to a leading charity.
BBC Inside Out discovers top model and photographer Lee Miller's life on Farley Farm in Sussex and talks to her son about her war time work.