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Louis Smith and Great Britain team-mate Kristian Thomas win gold medals at the European Gymnastics Championships.
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.
A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says a ceasefire deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
Islamic State says it carried out a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the east Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shades Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Craig Sibbald's headed goal secures Falkirk a place in the Scottish Cup final at the expense of profligate Hibernian.
A Labour government would set up a task force to target firms who encourage low skilled migration and undermine the minimum wage, Ed Miliband says.
James Anderson says he is "hugely proud" to have overtaken Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker.
Former world number one Martina Hingis loses 6-4 6-0 to Agnieszka Radwanska in the Fed Cup on her return to singles action.
The estate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing a publisher for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries.
Tributes are paid in Nepal and climbing is suspended to mark the anniversary of an avalanche on Everest that killed 16 sherpas.
A computer museum says it is "overwhelmed by the generosity" of people who have helped secure £200,000 funding within a month.
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
An exact replica of an 18th Century French frigate has set sail on its maiden voyage - recreating a transatlantic journey to America.
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.
Zayn Malik pays tribute to his former bandmates at an award ceremony, where he made his first solo appearance since leaving One Direction.
The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.
A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.