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On the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, former Liverpool keeper Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a day - and an aftermath - he will never forget
The confrontation in eastern Ukraine worsened on Monday with more official buildings seized by pro-Russian forces.
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.
A man who died after collapsing at the finish line of the London Marathon is named as 42-year-old Robert Berry.
A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
An investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamist takeover plot of Birmingham schools has widened with 25 schools now under the spotlight.
A 13-year-old catching foxes with her golden eagle
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso
A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.
Authorities say they will pursue hate crime charges against the suspect in Sunday's deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in Kansas.
An investigation into allegations of a plot by hard line Muslims to take over schools in Birmingham and introduce Islamic practices is being widened to include 25 schools.
"Guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting three shadowy figures eavesdropping - three miles from the Government listening post GCHQ.
Parenting site Mumsnet and Canada's tax collecting agency say that hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug have stolen data.
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools
A theme park that holds the world record for the number of naked people riding a rollercoaster bans topless customers.
Eurosceptic UKIP leader finds new ally in Paris
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is to come out of retirement at the age of 28.
A Libyan court rules that the late Colonel Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and other Gaddafi officials being held outside Tripoli, can be tried via video-link.
Streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands are replaced by glow in the dark road markings in a pilot project.
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.