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The family of a serving soldier killed in a suspected terror attack in south-east London have requested that his identity is not released at this stage.
The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures confirm, but concerns remain over the strength of the recovery.
Advice on forces uniforms uncertain
Sergio Garcia's major sponsor condemns Spaniard's "fried chicken" comment about Tiger Woods and will review its position.
US Attorney General Eric Holder confirms four American citizens have been killed in US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan since 2009.
US President Barack Obama honours "living legend" Carole King as he presents her with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
A number of people are wounded in bomb attacks in north-western Niger on a military camp and a French-run uranium mine, officials say.
Third favourite Telescope, co-owned by Sir Alex Ferguson, is ruled out of the Epsom Derby with a sore left shin.
A Malaysian student is charged with sedition and three opposition figures are also detained amid tensions after the 5 May polls.
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.
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A Florida man who was shot and killed by Boston bombing investigators was about to confess to a 2011 triple murder before he died, FBI officials say.
Singer-songwriter Carole King has become the first female to win the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Space engineers in Ecuador are trying to establish if the country's only satellite has been destroyed in a crash with space debris.
Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns that the US Federal Reserve may scale back monetary stimulus efforts.
Chinese tourists are replacing South Koreans in a resort which once symbolised the reconciliation of the two Koreas.
M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo declare a ceasefire to ease the way for UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit the conflict-hit area, a spokesman says.
Ten great villains modelled on Machiavelli
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, one of Constable's "most important paintings", is bought by the Tate for a "bargain" £23.1m.
A poll in 25 countries for the BBC World Service suggests Germany is the most favourably viewed country in the world.