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Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic 6-4 7-5 to reach the Madrid Masters semi-finals, joining Rafael Nadal in the last four.
Could gay marriage give Australian economy a boost?
Close to 100,000 people have been displaced by renewed fighting in South Sudan's Unity state in the last week, the United Nations warns.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon warns David Cameron that it cannot be "business as usual" in Scotland after her party's historic election success.
President Obama's visit to South Dakota now means he has visited every state in the US while serving in the White House.
Pamela Cookey wins her 100th cap as England beat Trinidad and Tobago 67-42 at London's Copper Box Arena.
Brazil legend Pele is expected to be released from hospital on Saturday after undergoing surgery for a prostate condition.
Northern Ireland is marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a series of events commemorating the end of World War Two in Europe.
The height of a swath of the Himalayas has dropped by around one metre as a result of the devastating Nepal earthquake, scientists say.
An appeals court overturns sabotage convictions against an elderly Catholic nun and two other activists who broke into a US nuclear defence site in 2012.
Burundi's leader Pierre Nkurunziza defies critics by launching his third-term bid and denies that violence is spiralling out of control.
A baffled American's take on the UK election
Four people are killed after a small aeroplane slams into one of Atlanta's main motorways.
A man cleared of murdering a 19-year-old student more than 20 years ago could stand trial again under double jeopardy legislation.