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Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
A former soldier appears in court charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by soldiers in County Armagh more than 40 years ago.
David Cameron makes a slip up in a speech on diversity, saying he is a West Ham supporter, when he is actually an Aston Villa fan.
Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Labour says leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by 58% since 2010 - but the Lib Dems accuse the party of "rank hypocrisy".
A data manager from Oldham has been crowned champion of MasterChef 2015.
The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.
The reality TV star and Olympic gold medallist says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.
Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.
Six Victoria Cross medals "won before breakfast" by Lancashire Fusiliers in the Gallipoli landings go on show for the first time.
Thousands of people gather in Gallipoli in Turkey to mark the centenary of the military landings there during the First World War.
A recent incident at the Yarl's Wood detention centre has given HM Inspectorate of Prisons "considerable concern", the BBC learns.
Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango.
Is there about to be a cure to 'signal failure'?
Parents due partial refunds on their children's air tickets face a variety of ways to claim the money.