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Electoral authorities in El Salvador order a recount of all votes in the unexpectedly close presidential election as both candidates claim victory.
Libyan officials say they have taken control of a North Korean-flagged tanker that loaded crude oil at a port occupied by rebel forces.
China urges Malaysia to "step up its efforts" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared on Saturday.
A man dies and two others are feared to be missing after a speedboat overturned off the Suffolk coast.
There are significant variations across England and Wales in the way police and prosecutors deal with cases of domestic violence, figures show.
Are there really 21 million slaves worldwide?
Andy Murray survives a scare to beat Czech youngster Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
As the British Chambers of Commerce predicts a growth in the economy this summer, the BBC's George Alagiah reports from West Lothian, Scotland, on the differing fortunes of the local community.
An American woman who killed her three children in Edinburgh is found dead in a secure hospital in Nottinghamshire.
The Army suspends live firing on Salisbury Plain while it investigates why a shell apparently flew about five miles off course.
About 150 people are on the fourth day of a hunger strike at an immigration detention centre in the US state of Washington, officials say.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, says he is hoping a major conference in Rome next month will lift the lid on the ''hidden'' problem of human trafficking.
Border Tales, written by Luca Silvestrini, uses dance theatre to explore the issues of immigration.
An employment tribunal involving a school linked to an alleged Islamist takeover plot is adjourned to allow authorities time to investigate.
Why astrology is still big business in India
An adult female wallaby and her joey are missing since Friday after they escaped from privately-owned land in County Down.
Nato announces it will deploy Awacs reconnaissance planes in Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.
A fatal accident inquiry into the deaths of two students hit by a car in Glasgow hears that the driver thought he was "fit to drive".
A woman is attacked by a dog at the same house at which a man was arrested over a previous dog attack that left a woman with "life-changing" injuries.
The first great white shark seen to cross the Atlantic may be pregnant, the head of the expedition tracking it says.