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Japan's prime minister says people should start work earlier during summer months for a better work-life balance.
Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow.
German prosecutors say Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the Stephen Lawrence Centre in south London.
Lewis Hamilton says his preparations for the Malaysian Grand Prix have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Flights are diverted from Schipol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars.
A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband will say as he launches the party's election campaign.
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.
An investigation is being held into alleged police corruption over child abuse inquiries involving UK public figures, the police watchdog says.
Australia's Aaron Baddeley makes up for a poor tee shot on the 17th with a stunning recovery in San Antonio.
China announces a new multi-agency initiative called Sky Net to help bring to justice corrupt officials who have fled overseas.
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who have forced the president to flee the country.
The UN is expected to adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Could we really see the end of poverty within a generation?
The public will be able to view King Richard III's sealed tomb for the first time later when Leicester Cathedral is reopened.
Influential folk guitarist John Renbourn dies in his home in the Scottish Borders at the age of 70.
Singaporean authorities say the queue to view statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state is now nine hours long and urge people not to join.