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Prince Harry says joining the Army kept him out of trouble, adding that he dreaded to think where he would be had he not done so.
Pope Francis is to canonise two 19th Century nuns who lived in what was then Ottoman-ruled Palestine and were native Arabic speakers.
Nigel Farage should take a break "as leader" of UKIP but not a break from being leader, the party's only MP Douglas Carswell says.
Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh, who was caught up in the first earthquake in Nepal three weeks ago, has called for the international community to help those who are suffering.
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Thomas Cook received compensation - reported to be £3.5m - from a Greek hotel where two UK children died from carbon monoxide poisoning, it emerges.
Add an iron fish to your pot and boil
A fish-shaped lump of iron could be the answer to the global problem of anaemia.
How a cabbie became a hero in one small country
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Edwin Hopkins was killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941 and mistakenly buried in a grave for unknown sailors. His family is still struggling to get his body sent home.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes to the ice aged 62 to score goal after goal in a gala hockey match with retired NHL players in Sochi.
Paris St-Germain are French champions for the third consecutive season after a hard-fought away win at Montpellier.
Human traffickers ferrying thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar are refusing to let some of those on board return home unless ransoms are paid.
Hundreds of people gather in kayaks and small boats for a protest in the north-western US port of Seattle against Arctic oil drilling by Shell.
Charlotte Brown, a blind pole vaulter, wins a bronze medal in the Texas state high school championships.
Teenager Alondra Diaz Garcia is reunited with her mother and returns to the United States eight years after being taken to Mexico by her father.
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