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Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner, Win Tin, has died aged 85 of kidney failure.
More than 100 firefighters tackling a huge blaze on an industrial estate in Leeds save nearby buildings from "certain destruction".
An Apprentice Boys feeder parade past St Patrick's Catholic Church on Belfast's Donegal Street passed off without incident.
Lawyers for the family of high profile Sinn Féin official and republican informer Denis Donaldson want Irish police to hand over his secret journal.
Detectives say they are treating the death of a two-year-old girl at a property in the town of Kelty in Fife as 'suspicious'.
The success in Weibo has investors excited about the US stock debut of Alibaba, which is China's largest internet company.
A car bomb kills an MP and injures another in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as the government hosts a security conference.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".
Avengers director Joss Whedon surprises fans by releasing his latest film online on the same night as its US premiere.
A 52-year-old woman dies and an 18-year-old man is in a critical condition following a crash in East Ayrshire.
Russia's President Putin presents a draft law to create a gambling zone in Crimea, now that the Kremlin has made it part of Russia.
Wales has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people diagnosed with the most serious form of skin cancer since the 1970s, says a cancer charity.
Netflix now accounts for more than half the video streamed over the internet.
The Kelpies, Scotland's largest art installation, has opened to the public at the Helix Park in Falkirk.
National Union of Teachers' conference votes for a summer-term strike over pay and workload.
New figures show that malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.
A teenage girl is told she had a yeast infection by doctors who failed to spot she had cervical cancer.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe gets five-star reviews for the Broadway production of The Cripple of Inishmaan.
Seven of the 85 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after being abducted last week escape, the local state governor says.