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Hundreds of soldiers who died in one of World War One's bloodiest battles are remembered at a service in Belgium.
A football fan celebrating his 70th birthday sees his two favourite teams both beat their opponents by 8-0 in a matter of days.
British hostage John Cantlie, who is being held by Islamic State, appears in a new video in which he says he is speaking from the Syrian town of Kobane.
Radicalised lone wolf gunmen present "a much more challenging threat" for authorities, the head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has said.
The work of Swansea-born poet Dylan Thomas is celebrated during a 36 hour-long performance to mark the centenary of his birth.
Full first round draw for the 2014-15 FA Cup as League One and League Two clubs enter the competition.
A second pupil has died of her wounds in the US after a Washington state high school student opened fire before shooting himself.
Blackpool sack manager Jose Riga, with the club currently bottom of the Championship table.
At least 34 people are killed and dozens injured after two separate bomb explosions in and around Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.
A member of the public who caused a security alert when he ran into David Cameron in Leeds says he was only told what had happened an hour later.
Trading in shares of Italy's Monte dei Paschi is suspended twice after sharp falls in reaction to its poor performance in official stress tests.
BBC Sport takes a look at whether chairmen in English football are running out of patience with managers.
Five more medical staff are suspended or moved to other duties as part of an inquiry into the care of patients at a mental health ward in north Wales.
Detectives investigating the murder of Edward Gibson in a west Belfast gun attack at the weekend make a fourth arrest.
The Egyptian leader authorises the military to protect state facilities after jihadists killed more than 30 soldiers last week.
Novak Djokovic says he is not concerned about the number one spot as he returns to action following the birth of his first child.
Toronto residents are going to the polls to elect a new mayor, six weeks after Mayor Rob Ford dropped his bid for re-election amid health concerns.
The last UK troops leave Helmand province in Afghanistan, as a poll suggests 68% of the UK public think the campaign was not "worthwhile".
Tunisian secularists are poised to win the most seats in a close-run parliamentary election, pushing the ruling Islamists into second place.
Northern Ireland's finance minister proposes cuts of more than £700m to Stormont departments in a budget plan circulated to his executive colleagues.