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Hundreds of construction workers from South Asia protest over pay in central Dubai - a rare event for the United Arab Emirates.
Sarah Brightman reveals she has been working with former husband Andrew Lloyd Webber on a song she can perform while aboard the International Space Station.
As the euro hits a seven-year low against the pound, what are the prospects for the currency?
Hundreds of US military vehicles arrive in the Baltic states and are to stay in Europe, to reassure Nato allies unsettled by Russia's actions in Ukraine.
Former SNP leader Gordon Wilson says Scotland should declare independence if the rest of the UK votes to leave the EU against its wishes.
A portrait of Henry VIII as a young man is unveiled at Hever Castle in Kent.
Favourite Faugheen, ridden by Ruby Walsh, wins the feature Champion Hurdle on day one of the Cheltenham Festival.
Families of three missing schoolgirls tell MPs they would have done more to monitor them if they had known a fourth girl had already gone to Syria.
EastEnders' Danny Dyer is named soap personality of 2015 at the TV and Radio Industries Club (Tric) awards.
Three French athletes are among 10 people killed during filming for a reality television programme in Argentina.
Greater Manchester Police say they are aware of a racially abusive tweet about Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck.
Roberto Mancini believes Yaya Toure wants to leave Man City and says he would be keen to bring him to Inter Milan.
Chadian authorities close all schools and universities after deadly protests over a requirement for motorbike riders to wear helmets.
Events are being held to remember thousands of Indian soldiers who fought alongside the British in a key battle in France in World War One.
For the first time, the BBC has been allowed to fly a remote controlled camera along the tunnels of London's Crossrail service.
A teenage survivor of a crash in Brecon, which killed three of his friends and a pensioner, says he is lucky to be alive.
Prosecutors in France open an investigation after eight French nationals, including three sports stars, die in a helicopter crash in Argentina.
Advice given to MPs on the dark web says it can be used in the public interest and that banning it in the UK would be difficult technically.
Pakistan resumes executions for all capital offences, after earlier lifting a moratorium on the death penalty for terror offences only.
Ninety per cent of the 120,000 most troubled families targeted by a government scheme have had their lives "turned around", Communities Secretary Eric Pickles says.