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Rescuers are searching for two people missing after an explosion destroyed a house in Nottingham, injuring a man, a woman and two children.
UK astronaut Tim Peake is given a date to fly to the International Space Station, but the mission is not expected to take place before 2015.
Colombia's main rebel group, the Farc, denies it is moving too slowly to end five decades of conflict, six months after peace talks began.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the murdered vice-president of Pakistan's PTI party, Zahra Shahid Hussain, at a mosque in Karachi.
A British man has been arrested in France in connection with the deaths of his two children, media reports say.
Real Madrid target Carlo Ancelotti asks to leave Paris St-Germain but is told by the club's president "it is not possible".
Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.
Four people have been injured after an explosion at a house in Nottinghamshire. An eyewitness described what he saw.
Clashes between Tunisian police and hundreds of supporters of the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia leave one person dead and others injured.
Gareth Bale's late winner against Sunderland is in vain as Tottenham miss out on Champions League qualification.
The Nigerian military says that Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country are "in disarray" as a result of its offensive against them.
Who has Garth Crooks named in his Premier League team of the season?
US diplomat Ryan Fogle, accused by Russia accused of being a spy, has now left the country according to Russian television.
Fernando Torres's first Premier League goal in five months earns a 2-1 win over Everton that secures third place for Chelsea.
Rod Stewart scores his first UK number one album for 34 years, going straight to the top with his LP, Time.
Sir Alex Ferguson is denied victory in his 1,500th and final game in charge of Manchester United by Romelu Lukaku's hat-trick for West Brom.
Arsenal finish fourth in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League with a nervy win over Newcastle.
Global temperature rises will be slower in the coming decades say researchers but the long term picture is consistent.
Heavy fighting is reported in the besieged Syrian town of Qusair as state forces launch a major offensive to re-capture the rebel stronghold.
Up to 100 predominantly luxury cars are taking part in the Gumball 3000 rally in which some of the world's richest petrol-heads get to flaunt their wealth during a drive that will take them through Europe.