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Commonwealth leaders issue a statement at the end of a summit that makes no mention of alleged human rights abuses by host Sri Lanka.
The former Co-op Bank chairman apologises after a newspaper claims he bought and used illegal drugs shortly after appearing before a committee of MPs.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson secures the Race to Dubai after winning the final event of the season in Dubai by six strokes.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela is still unable to speak but uses facial expressions to communicate, his ex-wife Winnie tells a South African newspaper.
An elderly German, who kept hundreds of valuable art works confiscated by the Nazis hidden at his Munich home, tells German media they are legally his.