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Two bomb attacks - on a restaurant and a mosque - in the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.
Journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, tells her video diary that she has found a stem cell donor.
A mother-of-four killed when a gunman opened fire on a beach in Tunisia, died from a single shot, an inquest has head.
Rolls-Royce has issued its second profit warning of 2015, blaming lower oil prices, as well as weaker demand for some of its aircraft engines.
Two men are treated in hospital after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons which killed two other men on Sunday.
European and Asian stock markets and the euro have all fallen after Greece voted "no" in Sunday's referendum.
Most Asian stock markets fall after Greek voters rejected austerity demands from creditors in Sunday's referendum.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hails the rejection of the terms of an international bailout, as his finance minister resigns.
Scientists have developed a method through which people can control a robotic arm with their mind.
Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.
Any solution to Greece's banking and economic crisis will heap huge costs on it and its eurozone creditors.
A man dies after being hit by a tractor trailer which came away from the vehicle towing it, police say.
The Irish TD who claimed a Northern Ireland politician stood to benefit from the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland property loan portfolio says he is not fully certain of their identity.
People with elderly relatives are being urged to warn them about the dangers of falling victim to phone fraud, where callers try to scam unsuspecting victims out of cash.
Final decisions about changes to the health service could be taken out of the hands of politicians under new proposals.
There has been a large increase in the number of illegal immigrants detained or arrested by Port of Dover police, figures show.
Voluntary redundancy deals for 131 school staff whose applications were on hold are approved by the Department of Education.
Australian PM Tony Abbott tells his ministers not to appear on the popular ABC talk show Q&A, after it features a former terror suspect.
Victory for the US over Japan in the Women's World Cup turns into a Twitter row as social media users call it "revenge" for Pearl Harbor.
Greece's rejection of an international bailout plan dominates the front pages, but there is also room for plenty of pictures of Princess Charlotte's christening.