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Award-winning author Toni Morrison condemns the killing of several black men by white police officers.
A significant case review into the death of toddler Mikaeel Kular finds that the circumstances leading to it "could not have been predicted".
Tesco has confirmed its UK broadband service has been down for more than three hours.
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has agreed a new contract with the club until June 2019.
The number of migrants dying in Mediterranean Sea crossings could hit 30,000 this year, migration officials warn.
Images from the campaign trail: 21 April
Italian prosecutors say many of the hundreds of migrants who died when a boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday were locked in the hold and unable to escape.
A child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is refused permission to take her case for criminal injuries compensation to the UK Supreme Court.
An investigation is under way into how a plane-load of passengers were apparently able to enter the UK without having their passports checked.
'Sack Hopkins' getting more support than migrant rescue mission
The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.
Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.