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A woman who made a fortune running a prostitution racket has agreed to hand back than £1m in crime profits.
Fourth seed Tomas Berdych eases into the second round of the French Open, but Spain's Feliciano Lopez is knocked out.
Police in Washington DC destroy a pressure cooker found inside a "suspicious" vehicle parked near the US Capitol.
European stocks have fallen after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments.
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.
Manchester United has "let down" its fans in Northern Ireland by withdrawing its youth players from this year's Milk Cup, the tournament's organiser says.
Nigerian businesses are crippled by a severe fuel shortage with banks closing early and flight cancellations ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration.
Nigel Clough is sacked as the manager of Sheffield United after the League One side missed out on promotion
Forty-three people are arrested at an illegal rave which left three police officers needing hospital treatment.
Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.
Authorities in eastern China sent local officials on enforced tours of a prison, as a warning against the temptations of corruption.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff feels Lewis Hamilton can return to winning ways after his nightmare in Monaco.
A British woman who went missing while on holiday in Cyprus after falling down an embankment dies in hospital.
Two brothers, Ganesh and Santos Bharati, whose mother died in the first of two earthquakes to hit Nepal, describe their lives one month on.
A County Antrim shop that sells legal highs is targeted for a second time in an arson attack.
Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael rejects calls for him to resign over a leaked memo and says he wants to "get on with" being an MP.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".
Two people die in a four-vehicle crash near Peniel in Carmarthenshire, say Dyfed-Powys Police.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust.