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Ben Stiller pays tribute to his mother, the actress and comedian Anne Meara, who has died aged 85.
The Spaniard could become the first man to win the same Grand Slam 10 times. Why is he so dominant on clay? And how do you beat him?
Napoli boss Rafael Benitez is expected to be appointed Real Madrid manager after the Italian season finishes on Sunday.
Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.
What new governments – from Attlee to the coalition – did first
Actor Omar Sharif, who starred Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.
An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australian states' taxation of tampons is backed by Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.
Golfer Melissa Reid reveals how she has grown up, both on and off the course, since her mother's death in 2012.
Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in several parts of the UK.
No action is to be taken against a former Formula 1 team after test driver Maria de Villota suffered a severe crash in Cambridgeshire in 2012.
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.
Welsh choir Cor Glanaethwy wins public vote to become the first act in the final of the Britain's Got Talent show.
The largest ever tiramisu is under construction in the northern Italian town of Gemona.
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
The preferred bidder is named to carry out a £200m contract for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon.
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson remains in hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.
The scale of financial difficulty facing Northern Ireland's five health trusts was so severe in 2013 and 2014 that despite receiving additional funding, four of them failed to break even.