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The NBA becomes the first American sports organisation to visit Cuba since the two countries began to restore diplomatic ties.
The trial of Oskar Groening raises the question of whether it is always necessary and right to prosecute such crimes after so many years.
Many young Sicilians are poor and jobless, so they have something in common with migrants arriving from Africa - and sometimes even occupy empty homes together.
Musician questions sex education in Iceland
An up-close encounter with the new mini you
In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue
Australia and New Zealand prepare for ceremonies in Turkey in honour of soldiers who fought at Gallipoli 100 years ago.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join a government dependent on "life support" from the SNP after the general election.
A swarm of tiny drones has been developed by a US Air Force pilot in the hope that they will deliver aid into war torn Syria - 1kg at a time.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits to being "in a great deal of pain" at the start of the general election campaign.
Lewis Hamilton is the richest sportsman in Britain with earnings of £88m, as Wayne Rooney moves into second on £72m.
A 73-year-old man, understood to be a former soldier, is charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by the Army in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.
Nasa astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about using social media in space, including recording "Space Oddity" and taking photos at 8kms a second
Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.
California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems.
Kraigg Brathwaite makes a composed century as West Indies have the better of the fourth day of the second Test against England.
A Canadian court grants bail to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr until he completes his appeal against his US conviction.
Quentin Sommerville reports on Libya's struggle for stability, four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.
A leading Pakistani activist is shot dead, and her mother left seriously injured, after leaving a seminar on torture in Karachi.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.