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Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.
Richard and Peter Chambers secure bronze medals at the World Championships as part of the Great Britain men's lightweight four.
Iceland raises its aviation warning level to red after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano.
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in a shed containing fireworks in the Lake District.
Two people have died and four were seriously injured when an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.
Barack Obama will visit a school on the first of his two-day trip to Wales for the Nato summit, the White House says.
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.
Lifting equipment is used to free a horse which became trapped after trying to jump over a farm gate near Shrewsbury.
A man is arrested after Saturday afternoon shoppers gave chase when an elderly woman had her bag snatched in Belfast city centre.
A bride with a fear of heights takes the plunge hours before her wedding with a 190ft charity abseil.
Two men are charged with false imprisonment after a Latvian woman was allegedly trafficked to the UK and held in Manchester.
China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
Police are treating a hit and run in Barrhead on Saturday evening as attempted murder.
How Northern Ireland has changed in 20 years since IRA ceasefire
Ten captured Russian paratroopers and 63 Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged following negotiations, Russian media report.
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.
A man in his 20s is shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast.
A deal on who will pay to electrify the valleys rail network should be ready in a "short number of months," says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.
New Chelsea striker Diego Costa is turning out to be Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's perfect kind of player.