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Palestinian groups have advanced in clashes with Islamic State militants in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials say.
The BBC's Mark Ward explains why the European Commission has accused Google of "abuse" and wants changes to its search results.
A protester jumped on the desk in front of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at a news conference in Frankfurt.
BBC Scotland reporter Sam Poling confronts dog trafficker Brian O'Neill
A play set in complete darkness is among the highlights of this summer's Enniskillen International Beckett Festival.
Preliminary murder charges are filed against police in India's Andhra Pradesh state after the killing of at least 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers.
About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsizes off Libya, according to the charity Save the Children.
Both the Liberal Democrats and UKIP have launched their manifestos and their opponents have given their reactions.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on returning to the game after exhaustion, fighting herself and sleepless nights.
Parts of Britain are bathed in glorious sunshine and people in Bournemouth have been hitting the beach a little earlier than they might have expected to this year.
The risks to global financial stability have risen, says the International Monetary Fund, partly because of lower oil prices.
Eight former managers of the Soma mine in western Turkey where 301 people died last year appear in court on murder charges.
Nigel Farage is challenged to a duel in Hyde Park by a Polish prince brandishing a sabre over discrimination claims.
Scientists quantify the emissions from Iceland's spectacular Bardarbunga-Holuhraun eruption.
Ten Colombian soldiers have been killed in an attack by leftist Farc rebels in west of the country, officials say.
Two men are found guilty of murdering a professional poker player who was lured into a honey trap for his winnings.
A 61-year-old man has escaped injury in a gun attack on a house in Lurgan in the early hours of Wednesday.
Malawi becomes the first African state to announce the repatriation of its nationals from South Africa, following an upsurge in xenophobic violence.
Party leader Alasdair McDonnell lays out 'prosperity process' for Northern Ireland to expand its private sector.
A 73-year-old man admits killing his neighbour at a sheltered housing complex.