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Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy tells the BBC he is "confident" about remaining in the post despite last week's disastrous general election result.
After a coup is launched against Burundi's president, BBC News takes a 50-second look at the country's recent past.
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is "unhappy" at the club could leave in the summer, according to his mother.
Prince Charles's letters to ministers have been published. Here are 10 issues that were discussed in the letters.
A man is found guilty of murdering his four-year-old daughter by beating her to death.
The second-in-command of the group calling itself Islamic State has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi ministry of defence says.
A woman is critically ill in hospital after being attacked and seriously injured by a bear in the far east of Russia, newspaper reports say.
British actor Tom Hardy says he is "totally ready" to reprise the role of Mad Max in the next film in a planned trilogy.
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at the trial of a former guard at the Nazi death camp.
What do parties do with the cash they are entitled to?
The Ulster Unionist leader, Mike Nesbitt, calls for an inquiry into the sports minister and her knowledge of safety regarding the redevelopment of Casement Park.
Two teenagers who shaved a sleeping schoolgirl's eyebrows and hair off are detained for 10 months at a young offenders' institute.
Prince Charles's secret letters to Labour ministers from a decade ago released after lengthy legal battle