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The European Union agrees a €1.8bn (£1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - the largest financial aid deal with a non-EU member.
Footage has emerged purporting to show North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's brother in London - attending an Eric Clapton concert.
A suicide bomber has struck a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say.
A 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium poses a "risk to life", the Army says.
Germany's Lufthansa considers random medical checks on pilots, to help prevent any future disaster like the Germanwings crash.
A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.
After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers
Nigeria's incoming president may commute the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.
Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz accuses the media of a lack of respect after dismissing reports he is a virgin.
Rory McIlroy, six strokes behind leader Francesco Molinari, admits to getting "angry" at the PGA Championship.
Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.
At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group die in an army raid - the deadliest attack since air raids resumed last month.
Nomsa Maseko hears from two policemen who gave evidence to the inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre.
Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Kent, the British Geological Survey (BGS) says.
Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Director Danny Boyle takes part in the opening ceremony for a new £25m arts centre named Home in Manchester.
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
Islamic State militants have seized the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.