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Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.
An 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium poses a "risk to life", the Army says.
At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group die in an army raid - the deadliest attack since air raids resumed last month.
David Cameron is starting his push for EU reform as he meets other European leaders for the first time since winning the general election.
Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, after taking over ancient Palmyra.
The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC - while adoption rates have been falling.
The amount of alcohol people in England drink is underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine a week, according to new research.
Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Director Danny Boyle takes part in the opening ceremony for a new £25m arts centre named Home in Manchester.
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers suggest.
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
Six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of US man Freddie Gray have been charged by a grand jury, the state prosecutor confirms.
Thousands turn out at a mass funeral in the Colombian town of Salgar for victims of Monday's devastating mudslide that killed at least 84 people.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit 32 miles (52km) from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reports.
Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.
Who made it through the second semi-final of 2015's Eurovision Song Contest?
When it comes to education in South Korea, the demand is so strong it accounts for 12% of all consumer spending.