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Pamela Butchart's My Head Teacher Is a Vampire Rat, illustrated by Thomas Flintham, has won this year's Children's Book Award.
A set of identical triplets will make history as they compete against each other at the summer Olympics in Rio.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is joining celebrations to mark 1,000 years of Russian monks at the monastic enclave of Mount Athos in Greece.
David Henry Brown Jr, an artist based in New York City, says the punk ethic in his bizarre self-portraits mocks "the representation of every cliche, trope and stereotype on Instagram".
The World Health Organization plays down concerns over the spread of the Zika virus, amid calls for the Rio Olympics to be postponed.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo takes a sensational pole position for the Monaco GP ahead of Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
A rider dies and another is seriously injured in a crash during the pre-TT races.
A Metropolitan Police sergeant is dismissed for failing to respond to a fatal attack in which a man was stabbed more than 200 times.
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An aunt of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un is running a dry-cleaning business in the US after defecting in 1998, the Washington Post reports.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill announces his squad for Euro 2016, with Will Grigg and Lee Hodson included as expected.
The "world's biggest" bouncy castle is unveiled at the Common People music festival in Southampton.
Festival-goers are invited to have a go on what is claimed to be the world's largest bouncy castle.
The No Such Thing as The News team on Obama's armoured limos
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.
The BBC asks some of Roald Dahl's biggest fans what they think of his language.
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
BBC News takes a look at sacred sites around the world where women are banned.
Tottenham reach a deal to play their Champions League home games at Wembley next season.
Brazil's interim president calls an emergency meeting of state security ministers after a sex attack on a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro prompted widespread anger.