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France has been rediscovering a passion for tea, with a recent boom in sales of high-quality scented and non-scented blends.
Police launch a murder inquiry after the death in hospital of a 27-year-old man who was injured in a fight outside a West Midlands pub.
Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.
A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho 'congratulates' referee Mike Dean after the Blues' title bid was dented by a loss to Sunderland.
After Anfield flop Fabio Borini derails Chelsea, Liverpool will have only themselves to blame if they miss a first title in 24 years - Phil McNulty
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
World number two Novak Djokovic says he needs to let his injured wrist heal after losing to Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.
Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears
Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Illegal off-roading on mountain ranges across Denbighshire is damaging protected wildlife habitats, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has said.
Police in Northern Ireland arrest a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.
Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, has warned against religious extremism in schools.
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.
A woman is killed and seven people are seriously injured in a crash on a Lincolnshire road.
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may not have the motivation to equal Stephen Hendry's record of seven World Championship titles.
The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry says he delayed giving evacuation orders fearing passengers would "drift away", as divers see bodies floating inside.