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The Quartet's Middle East envoy Tony Blair could never bring peace to the region, writes the BBC's Paul Adams.
Third-party ownership of footballers is a form of "slavery", according to Uefa president Michel Platini.
Paris-St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises after saying France 'does not deserve' his club.
Gus Poyet is sacked from his post as Sunderland manager after winning just one of his last 12 Premier League games.
This season, the US city saw more snowfall than any winter since 1872, when records were first kept.
After Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu's president said climate change was adding to storm damage. But is he right, asks the BBC's Roger Harrabin.
Labour leader Ed Miliband rules out a coalition with the SNP, saying there are "big differences" between the parties.
Venezuelan opposition politicians slam a new law which grants President Nicolas Maduro the power to govern by decree until 31 December.
A man in north-west China is awarded $80,000 in compensation after being bitten by a wild panda.
Courier firm Yodel, the second -biggest courier in the UK, faces criticism for delivery failures over Mother's Day flowers.
Blackberry-owned company Secusmart has shown off a secure tablet in collaboration with Samsung and IBM.
Police condemn onlookers who shouted "Jump!" to a man they were trying to talk down from a tall building.
As three Britons are stopped from travelling from Turkey to Syria, one Turkish official tells the BBC more can be done to prevent the flow of foreign fighters into Syria.
The wife of Burundi opposition politician Agathon Rwasa has been shot and wounded in the capital amid rising tensions ahead of elections.
The internal BBC investigation into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's suspension from the programme gets under way.
A further UK healthcare worker has been flown back to the UK after suspected contact with Ebola.
Cyclone Pam's trail across Vanuatu seen from the air
Striking images from around the world over the past 24 hours
The unexpected perils of feeding bread to ducks
An Australian man who worked for the Silk Road pleads guilty to charges of drug trafficking and money laundering in the US