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Chancellor George Osborne says the new Conservative government has a "very clear mandate" to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU.
Greece was forced to tap into an emergency account to make a debt interest payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it has emerged.
Google stops the public contributing to its map service following some high-profile graffiti, including a urinating Android.
Network Rail workers have voted in favour of a UK-wide strike in a row over pay, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union says.
Labour MP Chuka Umunna says he is running to become the next leader of the Labour Party.
Kevin Pietersen will not be selected for England this summer because of a "massive trust issue", according to Andrew Strauss.
David Cameron has started the first all-Conservative cabinet meeting with a short statement.
A group of 350 migrants from Myanmar tell an activist by phone that they have been abandoned at sea and need help.
As a 16-year-old is convicted over a video criticising religion and late PM Lee Kuan Yew, the BBC's Tessa Wong asks what this says about Singapore society.
Kevin Pietersen is left on 355 not out when Surrey's last man is out against Leicestershire at The Oval
One of Israel's best-known rabbis, Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, is sentenced to jail for attempting to bribe the head of the national fraud squad.
An investigation by Russian opposition activists concludes that more than 200 Russian soldiers died in two major battles in eastern Ukraine.
Life-sized sculptures by Antony Gormley have been placed at five beauty spots around the UK that were specially selected by the artist.
Politicians flee the Nepali parliament chamber as a second earthquake hits the country.
The El Nino weather pattern, which can drive droughts and flooding, is underway in the tropical Pacific for the first time in five years, say scientists.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson will not defend her title at the Gotzis Hypo-Meeting in Austria as she is not "sufficiently prepared".