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The Queen is attending a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day
South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, is expected to elect Mmusi Maimane as its first black leader.
Lord Mandelson warns Labour against a rushed leadership contest, as potential candidate Chuka Umunna says the party can bounce back quickly.
A 17-year-old contemporary dancer from Northumberland is named the first winner of the BBC's Young Dancer competition.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for new tax and welfare powers to be devolved to Scotland as a "priority".