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Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.
Unemployment has fallen in Wales by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter and now stands at 6.8%, according to official figures.
Claims that steroid dealers are using government-funded drug testing as guidance for which drugs to take are denied.
Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
A major rescue operation is underway after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized off South Korea, coastguard officials say.
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.
After nearly six years of falling living standards, weekly earnings have finally edged above inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
Senior Labour politician Ed Balls is being investigated by police after his car hit a parked vehicle.
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 3,000 to 179,000 between December and February 2014, according to official figures.
A forensics expert continues to testify at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial in South Africa a day after the athlete finished his seven days of testimony.
Esther McVey, a Conservative MP who represents a Merseyside constituency, apologises for a political tweet sent during the Hillsborough memorial service.
The Duke of Cambridge brands Australia a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family begin the next leg of their Antipodean tour.
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.
How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George
Amir Khan improves his chances of landing a lucrative showdown with Floyd Mayweather by teaming up with Al Haymon.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.