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A former senior official described as China's most wanted fugitive, accused of embezzling more than $40m, is set to be extradited from the US.
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis says she received death threats after booking rapper Kanye West to headline the festival.
Northern Ireland's two racecourses warn they could face closure in a dispute with bookmakers over funding.
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.
Three people are killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on a road near Brogborough in Bedfordshire.
A hungry badger who sneaked into a house in Midhurst, West Sussex, to help itself to a bakewell tart has been caught on camera.
Five BBC experts have picked a shortlist of the five best Match of the Day goals of the last 50 years - and you can pick your favourite.
A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.
Liverpool have a £10m bid for England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, rejected by Southampton.
Jonny Brownlee believes he will race brother Alistair on equal terms when they meet competitively for the first time this year.
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.
Labour should treat wealth creators as "heroes", leadership contender Andy Burnham says, claiming the party has neglected them in recent years.
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.
The massive heat wave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.
Nearly £9m is raised towards the restoration of a mansion that was inherited by the revered quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne after two auctions of its contents.
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.
Scottish FA chief Stewart Regan says European nations could boycott World Cups if Sepp Blatter stays as Fifa boss.
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.