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How will China spend its massive cash reserves?
Four people have been injured after an explosion at a house in Nottinghamshire. An eyewitness described what he saw.
Clashes between Tunisian police and hundreds of supporters of the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia leave one person dead and others injured.
West Ham are in talks with Liverpool about taking striker Andy Carroll to Upton Park on a permanent deal.
Gareth Bale's late winner against Sunderland is in vain as Tottenham miss out on Champions League qualification.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says reaching next season's Champions League was vital for his club's ability to attract top players.
Who has Garth Crooks named in his Premier League team of the season?
US diplomat Ryan Fogle, accused by Russia accused of being a spy, has now left the country according to Russian television.
Rod Stewart scores his first UK number one album for 34 years, going straight to the top with his LP, Time.
Sir Alex Ferguson is denied victory in his 1,500th and final Manchester United game by Romelu Lukaku's hat-trick.
Arsenal finish fourth in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League with a nervy win over Newcastle.
Global temperature rises will be slower in the coming decades say researchers but the long term picture is consistent.
Captain Alastair Cook salutes bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson after England's 170-run win over New Zealand.
Heavy fighting is reported in the besieged Syrian town of Qusair as state forces launch a major offensive to re-capture the rebel stronghold.
A stolen lorry trailer dripping illegal fuel waste is dumped at the side of a road near Castlewellan.
Fernando Torres' first Premier League goal in six months earns a 2-1 win over Everton that secures third place for Chelsea.
Up to 100 predominantly luxury cars are taking part in the Gumball 3000 rally in which some of the world's richest petrol-heads get to flaunt their wealth during a drive that will take them through Europe.
Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander dismisses claims that Deputy PM Nick Clegg could face a Lib Dem leadership challenge from Vince Cable.
A 31-year-old man dies in hospital Brighton after a gunman fires at three people, in an attack described by police as "horrific".
Broad and Anderson back to their best in England win