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A man has died of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) in Tunisia, in what is believed to be the first such case in Africa.
The head of the NHS in England Sir David Nicholson is stepping down from the post next year.
The brother of South African athletics star Oscar Pistorius, Carl, is acquitted of culpable homicide over the death of a motorcyclist in 2008.
The head of the European Commission tells the European Parliament he will argue for EU-wide exchange of income data to battle tax evasion.
Manchester United earned a record £60.8m in Premier League television revenue this season on their way to their 20th English title.
The family of a woman murdered by her ex-partner call for a public inquiry into how complaints of domestic violence are handled by police.
Shares in cruise company Carnival have fallen 10% after it issued a profit warning - its second in just three months.
Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by senators, who say the company avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes.
Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to stick with their style of play, despite failing to win this season's Champions League.
Europe captain Paul McGinley will have three wildcard picks for next year's Ryder Cup against USA at Gleneagles.
Algeria's prime minister denies rumours that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seriously ill, saying he is "improving every day" in Paris after suffering a mini-stroke in April.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan walks a short distance in a brace, two weeks after damaging his spine in an election rally fall.
The singer will appear with Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato along with newcomer Paulina Rubio.
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers
Saudi Arabia executes five Yemenis convicted of murder and robbery, leaving their bodies hanging in public, in the town of Jizan.
Liverpool will move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.
At least seven Afghan policemen are killed by a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle in the western province of Herat, officials say.
The pound falls after lower fuel prices lead to a lower-than-expected inflation rate of 2.4% for April.
Seven Muslims are jailed for their involvement in religious clashes in the Burmese town of Meiktila that left more than 40 people dead.
Eddie Braben, the writer credited with contributing to the huge success of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, dies aged 82.