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A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza appeals on Facebook for money to run the country's controversial elections
England appoint 52-year-old Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
Fourth seed Petra Kvitova survived a scare before beating New Zealand's Marina Erakovic in the French Open first round.
A jogger who was knocked down by a cyclist on a Livingston footpath at the weekend dies in hospital.
After his century and bowling inspire a thrilling win over New Zealand at Lord's, have England found a new hero in Ben Stokes?
Who ran the furthest? Who got the best value for money? Which managers made the biggest impact? BBC Sport looks at the season's key numbers.
The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.
A man pleads guilty to murdering 17-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
Poland goalkeeper Artur Boruc signs a one-year deal at promoted Bournemouth after his release from Southampton.
Charter Communications agrees to buy Time Warner Cable media giant in a cash and shares deal worth $78.7bn.
Police are investigating an incident of sectarian graffiti sprayed on a Catholic church in West Lothian over the weekend.
A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.
Former Newcastle captain and BBC pundit Alan Shearer on what the future holds for the Magpies after a season to forget.
Ellie Price delivers a quick guide to the Queen's Speech.
Nearly half of the global population will be using the internet by the end of this year, according to a new report.
Retail sales growth accelerated strongly in the year to May, according to a survey from the CBI.
The man behind the design ideas that made Apple the world's richest company has got a new job.
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.