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Jo Johnson, the brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson, is to be the new Minister for Universities and Science.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet names a new cabinet as she seeks to overcome a fall in popularity and a series of political scandals.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza rejects pressure from the European Union (EU) and US to delay controversial elections set for June.
Nicky Morgan pledges to work with teachers to guarantee an excellent local school for every child.
The fascinating bright spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres are shown to be a clutch of many smaller dots in new, higher resolution images.
A man who felt "belittled by society" for being white and ginger-haired plotted a mass cyanide attack from his bedroom in Southampton, a court hears.
Former Foreign Secretary David Miliband criticises his brother Ed's leadership of the Labour Party.
Anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean says Tsarnaev expressed genuine regret and sorrow over the bombings.
UK shares dip in late afternoon trading on Monday, having been in positive territory for most of the day.
Kevin Pietersen gives a timely reminder of his talents to England's selectors with an unbeaten double century for Surrey.
Prosecutors in Macedonia say they have charged 30 people with terrorism following deadly clashes in the northern town of Kumanovo.
A British security guard who murdered two ex-servicemen in Iraq was not vetted properly by his employer, a coroner concludes.
Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo is taken to hospital after a horrific crash during stage three of the Giro d'Italia.
So where now? Politics never stands still and so progress, momentum and altered perspective there must be.
Many Gulf heads of state say they will skip the summit of US and allied Arab leaders at Camp David later this week, signalling their displeasure with US-Iran relations.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pleads for UN help to dismantle criminal groups smuggling migrants into European countries.
Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.