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Saracens reach the Premiership final after a narrow win over Northampton Saints in a pulsating match at Franklin's Gardens.
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.
As Ireland awaits the result of a referendum on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, 'yes' campaigners are confident of victory.
A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.
Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.
Huge crowds are gathering in El Salvador for the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.
IS militants enter Palmyra's museum and place guards outside its doors, days after seizing the ancient city, Iraqi officials say.
A motorcyclist dies following a crash with a car in Blaenau Gwent, police confirm.
Earlham Park in Norwich is taken over by fans of David Guetta, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and Muse as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets started.
James DeGale vows to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a pro world title when he fights Andre Dirrell on Saturday.
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams wins his first race since serving a ban for failing a drugs test in July 2014.
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie would take the England head coach job if it is offered by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Lewis Hamilton scores pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career in convincing style.
The Army's newest regiment, the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, holds its first parade in Northern Ireland.
Members of Sri Lanka's women's cricket team were forced to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the team, the sports ministry says.
Rangers progress to the Premiership play-off final after losing out to a stoppage-time goal away to Hibs.
The government is being urged to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs, but what are they and where does the law stand on them?
The outcry over the threat to the ruins at Palmyra does not trivialise human suffering in Syria - it points to the importance of sites as symbols of a united past, writes Dr David Roberts.
A rise in visitors to Grayson Perry's Essex dream house forces neighbours to put up a home-made road sign.
About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.