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Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas say they have resolved their team orders row from the Malaysian Grand Prix.
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at the historic low of 0.25% and raises its growth forecast for the eurozone.
The Hillsborough inquests jury hears from relatives of some of those who died, including a widow who says it "robbed" her five children of their father.
A Nigerian court awards about $300,000 (£180,000) in damages to suspended central bank chief Lamido Sanusi after he files a harassment case against the government.
A campaign in Indonesia, with help from the government, has raised enough money to prevent an Indonesian maid being executed in Saudi Arabia.
Belgium's gay Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo calls on African leaders to respect the rights of minorities, including homosexuals, saying their "persecution" cannot be tolerated.
QPR midfielder Joey Barton says Manchester United's Wayne Rooney has failed to fulfil his potential to be a "world-class" player.
Social network VKontakte (VK) - dubbed the "Facebook of Russia" - is facing legal action from the recording industry.
On the 32nd anniversary of the Argentine invasion, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner unveils a new currency note featuring a map of the Falkland Islands.
A woman has been killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales.
MEPs vote to maintain an exemption for international airlines after complaints about the EU's CO2 emissions tax.
The European Parliament has voted to restrict internet providers from being able to charge data-hungry services for the fast delivery of their material.
Finnish music fans may find they miss out on planned concerts by a host of stars, including Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake this summer.
Readers' photos on theme of 'different angle'
New West End musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound, gets a largely positive response from critics.
The factory worker who bought two stolen paintings by Gauguin and Bonnard hopes they can be returned to hang on his kitchen wall.
The European Parliament votes to scrap the roaming fees charged for using a mobile phone while abroad, to take effect next year.
Films in which female characters have conversations that do not revolve around men are likely to enjoy more box office success than films which do not, according to an influential US website.
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds three men who had already been convicted of two gang rapes guilty under a new law that carries the death penalty.
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led to mass evacuations.