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Pakistani politician Zahra Shahid Hussain, a senior member of Imran Khan's Movement for Justice party, is shot dead in the city of Karachi.
The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins the Eurovision Song Contest, with the UK's Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th out of 26 countries.
Grassroots Conservatives attack David Cameron's support for gay marriage, saying it has made winning the next election "virtually impossible".
David Beckham leaves the pitch in tears as he completes the final home match of his career - for French champions Paris St-Germain.
No 10 denies that "anyone in Downing Street" made comments reported in several papers describing Tory activists as "mad, swivel-eyed loons".
Police in the Serbian capital Belgrade make 104 arrests as rival fans of the city's Partizan and Red Star teams clash at a match.
Up to 60 people were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd during a parade in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union will tell its annual conference.
Gunmen in Syria abduct the elderly father of Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, one of the most powerful voices in the government.
The authorities in Ivory Coast arrest militia leader Amade Oueremi, suspected of one of the worst massacres during 2011 post-election violence.
Nigeria's military announces a 24-hour curfew in parts of the city of Maiduguri and says it has arrested 65 militants as it fights Boko Haram rebels.
Britain's Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis marries her long-term partner Andy Hill at a ceremony in Derbyshire.
A 25-year-old Saudi woman makes history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
Jonny Wilkinson kicks 11 points to help Toulon come from behind and secure the Heineken Cup at the expense of Clermont Auvergne.
Bradford score three times in the opening half-hour as they beat Northampton at Wembley to win promotion to League One.
England lose four late wickets as they close day three of the first Test at Lord's on 180-6, leading New Zealand by 205.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will this week sign a one-year contract to extend his Old Trafford career.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson criticises City rivals over 'amazing' decision to sack boss Roberto Mancini.
Some people are "put off" making important calls because of confusion over the amount they will be charged, according to the telecoms regulator.
Some Marks and Spencer customers say its contactless payment terminals have taken cash from cards other than the ones intended for payment.
Education Secretary Michael Gove receives one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office as he appears before head teachers in Birmingham.
The SNP says UKIP leader Nigel Farage "has lost the plot" after he described protesters who besieged him in Edinburgh as "fascist scum".
Health officials warn that action is needed to prevent a rubella outbreak, which can be particularly dangerous to pregnant women.
Time-lapse imaging which takes thousands of pictures of developing embryos can boost the success rate of IVF, according to British research.
A leading academy chain has been criticised for widespread financial irregularities in an official report.
Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.
A tree expert says the biggest threat facing UK trees is likely to come from a disease currently unknown to science.
Singer George Michael is airlifted to hospital with a head injury following a crash on the M1.
More than $1m (£650,000) worth of Chopard jewels, to be worn by stars for the Cannes film festival, are stolen from a hotel room in the city.
A Christian evangelical movement where followers avoid contraception and have as many children as they can is spreading to the UK.
Angelina Jolie had a mastectomy after being told there was an 87% chance she would develop breast cancer. How high is the risk for other women?
Governors at a school accused of inappropriate use of public money are urged to "take action" by Westminster Council.
A British child who died in a pool at a hotel in Egypt is named as five-year-old Chloe Johnson from Forest Hill, south London.
The latest UK government paper on the impact of Scottish independence will claim the UK is better placed to manage the risk of a financial crisis.
A Scottish government paper on independence will argue Scotland's potential for growth is being held back by the lack of decision-making powers.
More than 80 firefighters tackle a blaze at one of Northern Ireland's grandest ancestral homes.
Saturday's racing at the NW 200 is abandoned because of persistent rain, with Michael Dunlop winning the only race to take place.
Democracy in Wales is being damaged by a lack of coverage of Welsh affairs in the London-based media, the assembly's presiding officer fears.
Friends, family and colleagues pay tribute to a murdered Irish vet at a memorial service in Flintshire.
Tunisia bans the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia from holding a meeting in the city of Kairouan, raising fears of possible violence.
At least 20 people are killed when a mine collapses in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government says.
The Afghan parliament interrupts debate on a law to prevent violence against women, with conservatives calling for it to be scrapped.
Opener David Warner is asked by Cricket Australia to explain why abusive messages to journalists are on his Twitter account.
Tens of thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, rally in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
Alexei Balabanov, the Russian director whose cult films caught the wildness of Russia's early post-Soviet years, dies at the age of 54.
The leaders of the main gangs in El Salvador vow to maintain a 14-month-long truce, but say political changes threaten the peace.
Argentina's former military leader Jorge Rafael Videla has died aged 87 while serving a sentence for crimes against humanity, including torture.
Fresh outbreaks of violence in Iraq have left at least eight people dead, police say, hours after the worst day of sectarian violence in the country for months.
The US chides Russia for what it calls an "unfortunate decision" to send missiles to the Syrian government, saying it will prolong the suffering.
OJ Simpson's former lawyer rebuts claims by his former client he botched his defence in an armed robbery case.
More than 60 people were injured, at least two critically, after a head-on collision between two commuter trains near New York, officials say.
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Leading Conservative rebel calls on MPs to demonstrate their support for an EU referendum.
A scientist studying one of the most lethal creatures on the planet, the box jellyfish, believes its venom could be useful for medical research.
A Boeing 737 plane carrying about 140 people catches fire upon landing at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport.
Deadly storms are sweeping across southern China, killing more than 50 people and leaving 14 missing
There have been violent scenes in the Spanish capital after Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid in the Spanish Cup Final.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Malmo in Sweden, with her song Only Teardrops.
A would-be robber had a lucky escape after he was struck by a bus, moments after he snatched a woman's mobile phone in Bogota, Colombia.
Grant Shapps has said the co-chariman of the Conservative Party, Andrew Feldman, did not makes the comments reported in several newspapers that described Tory activists as "mad, swivel-eyed loons".
Five decades after Fidel Castro ordered Cuba's golf courses to be closed down because he considered them "elitist", the island's communist government has approved the construction of a luxury golf resort.
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