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A British warship has rescued hundreds of migrants from the Mediterranean, the Ministry of Defence says.
Anthony Crolla will return to the ring in July for the WBA world lightweight title against Colombian Darleys Perez.
The New Horizons probe, heading for its historic flyby of Pluto in July, has now caught sight of all the known faint moons of the dwarf planet.
Telica, one of Nicaragua's most active volcanoes, spews ash 400m (1,300ft) into the air causing fear among people living on its slopes.
The Royal Mint is evacuated after a blaze breaks out at the building.
A Burundi general says top officers are "dismissing" President Nkurunziza, amid unrest over his re-election bid but it is not clear now much support they have.
Andy Murray takes his winning run on clay to 10 matches with victory over France's Jeremy Chardy at the Italian Open.
Ten people have been held in China over claims they hunted a panda to sell its fur and meat, Chinese state television says.
As the dust settles on the UK General Election, we've been taking stock of how people followed the BBC's election night coverage on our digital services.
Actor Sir Roger Moore accepts undisclosed libel damages over claims he groped a woman while shooting James Bond film For Your Eyes Only.
A blaze breaks out at the home of Manchester United footballer Chris Smalling after his hot tub caught fire.
Sunlight reflecting on a magnifying mirror causes a flat fire which left a couple homeless, a fire service investigation confirms.
The Bank of England has downgraded its forecasts for the recovery in GDP, productivity and living standards.
A couple are jailed after using Tesco vouchers to fraudulently buy thousands of pounds of electronics and alcohol.
A former police officer recalls how he was passed the Hillsborough disaster's youngest victim and was asked to "help him".
Humanitarian organisations attempt to get aid into Yemen as a five-day truce takes hold after weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels.
BBC Worldwide says the international subscription-fee version of the iPlayer service will close on 26 June.
Dozens of people are feared dead after a fire sweeps through a slipper factory in the Philippine capital Manila.
A teenager who admitted raping a 91-year-old woman at her North Lanarkshire home is jailed for 12 years.
A group of 350 migrants from Myanmar have told an activist by phone that they have been trapped on a boat without food or water for four days.