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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo springs a surprise by comfortably heading the Mercedes drivers in second practice at the Monaco GP.
Europe's most active volcano erupted on Wednesday, 25 May, shooting spectacular bursts of lava into the sky.
Britain's Aljaz Bedene reaches the third round of the French Open for the first time with a five-set win over Pablo Carreno Busta.
A graduate's complaint that his student debt has risen by £1,800 in interest in the year since he left university goes viral.
The government wants to reduce pensions payable to steelworkers, to make Tata Steel UK more attractive to a buyer - but how much will they lose?
US President Barack Obama says international leaders "have good reason to be rattled" by pronouncements made by the Republican White House contender, Donald Trump.
Exam regulator Ofqual is clamping down on the rules for re-marks to end the 'unfair advantage' gained by schools which want lots of tests reviewed.
Companies like Ticketmaster should take more action to prevent touts "harvesting" concert tickets, a government review recommends.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he has decided on his next move but remains coy on a possible transfer to Manchester United.
An independent review will establish whether Sharia law in England and Wales has been used to discriminate against women, the home secretary says.
Sir Elton John will not meet Vladimir Putin when he visits Russia this month because of 'scheduling conflicts'
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.
Astronauts have begun the slow process of opening up a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station.
Julie Beards found guilty at Leicester Crown Court of manslaughter of a woman with learning difficulties
Triple killer Joanne Dennehy fails in a bid to get compensation for solitary confinement in jail after claiming it was a violation of her human rights.
Olympic legends Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Chris Hoy will be part of the BBC team offering comprehensive coverage of Rio 2016.
PayPal customers with addresses containing the word "Isis" fear their accounts are being blacklisted.
Dame Barbara Windsor says she is "honoured and excited" that her life story is to be turned into a one-off TV film.
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.
Chris Evans says he is finally getting excited about his new job on Top Gear, ahead of the revamped show's first airing this weekend.