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The African Union is to increase significantly the number of troops it plans to send to end communal fighting in the Central African Republic.
Tropical marine fish facing contamination at a Norfolk sea life centre "battered" by tidal foods are "happy" in their new home after an emergency evacuation.
Mark Selby makes the 100th 147 break in the history of professional snooker in his UK semi-final win against Ricky Walden.
A telephone glitch that caused hundreds of flight delays has been resolved although some disruption is expected to continue, air traffic controllers say.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his side are "in trouble" after surrendering a lead in their dramatic 3-2 loss at Stoke.
Jane Knapp, from Walcott, has shared her shock at the devastation caused by the Norfolk tidal floods during a guided tour of her "contaminated" home.
A woman is rescued by "heroic" commuters from a car crash in Suffolk seconds before the vehicle burst into flames.
US citizen Merrill Newman arrives in San Francisco after being released by North Korea after more than a month in detention there.
Prince Harry and his fellow competitors will no longer race to the South Pole because of safety concerns, the charity Walking With The Wounded confirms.
Nelson Mandela's family gives a first public statement since his death, describing the difficulty of the past two days and the week ahead.
Communities in the east of England are starting the clean-up after what the Environment Agency said was the worst tidal surge for 60 years.
Russia says differences with Ukraine on reducing the price of Russian gas have been narrowed after talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
The downstairs bathroom in the Richards' four-bed converted barn is bigger on the inside than you might expect - with access via a replica Tardis door.
Goals from Cameron Jerome and Marouane Chamakh help Crystal Palace beat Cardiff and secure a third win in five matches.
The government says it is committed to funding flood defences on the east coast of England after the worst storm surge for 60 years.
Hundreds of "elves" who gathered in Worthing believe they have beaten a world record, with a total of 1,276 taking part.
A reinforced French force in the Central African Republic expands operations in the capital and beyond, to try to end deadly sectarian fighting.
Oussama Assaidi's late winner stuns Chelsea and earns Stoke just their fourth Premier League win this season.
Liverpool cruise past West Ham in a match that features three own goals, plus one from the in-form Luis Suarez.
A restaurant manager has died after a dispute with a customer over a bill in Manchester city centre, police confirm.