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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
Campaigners criticise a decision to approve plans to turn Southampton's former Maritime Museum into a pub.
The focus is still on Manchester United after the sacking of David Moyes, while figures suggesting violent crime has fallen are picked up on by many of the papers.
The South Western Ambulance Service chief executive says the service has "failed to deliver the performance required" in answering weekend calls to the NHS 111 number.
Brunei postpones the introduction of tough Sharia criminal punishments that were due to begin on Tuesday.
A survivor of the South Korean ferry that capsized last week says he saw students trapped inside the vessel's cafeteria as it capsized.
President Barack Obama has visited an American town were at least 41 people died in a landslide last month.
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to the nation's economy.
William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth.
Andy Murray is back in his home area of Stirlingshire to receive a number of awards and honours, including the freedom of Stirling.
Scotland's shops report another fall in sales - although they say part of the explanation is the date of Easter.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and UK Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day of St George to make their Scottish independence referendum appeals.
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.
A third man is jailed for theft from an 84-year-old with dementia who was conned out of £73,500.
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.
Can voting bring respect to India's transgender people?
How South Africa is learning to live with mixed-race couples
Microsoft's natural language expert explains how he breathed life into the firm's Halo-inspired virtual assistant Cortana.
Enter the world of the super-tutor