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Earlham Park in Norwich is taken over by fans of David Guetta, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and Muse as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets started.
James DeGale vows to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a pro world title when he fights Andre Dirrell on Saturday.
Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims attend the beatification in Kenya of Italian-born nun Irene Stefani, taking her a step closer to sainthood.
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams wins his first race since serving a ban for failing a drugs test in July 2014.
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie would take the England head coach job if it is offered by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Lewis Hamilton scores pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career in convincing style.
Seven veterans, all in their 90s, return to Dunkirk beach to mark 75 years since the rescue of thousands of allied troops during World War Two.
The Army's newest regiment, the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, holds its first parade in Northern Ireland.
Members of Sri Lanka's women's cricket team were forced to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the team, the sports ministry says.
Rangers lose out to a stoppage-time goal at Easter Road but progress to the Premiership play-off final.
The outcry over the threat to the ruins at Palmyra does not trivialise human suffering in Syria - it points to the importance of sites as symbols of a united past, writes Dr David Roberts.
About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.
A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live any more".
A rise in visitors to Grayson Perry's Essex dream house forces neighbours to put up a home-made road sign.
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
An 80-year-old man is killed in a car crash in County Down.
A jet-powered bike will attempt to reach speeds of 400mph on a Carmarthenshire beach in a bid to break the British two-wheeled land speed record.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.
Councils in England and Wales are turning off CCTV cameras in an attempt to cut costs, a surveillance watchdog warns.
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.