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West Brom suspend Nicolas Anelka after he is banned for five matches and fined £80,000 for his "quenelle" gesture.
Thousands of mourners, including Sir Bobby Charlton, attend the civic funeral of Sir Tom Finney at Preston Minster.
A British man is charged with hacking into US Federal Reserve computer servers and stealing the personal information of users - adding to previous charges.
First Minister Peter Robinson welcomes the inquiry set up by Prime Minister David Cameron to look into NI's secret letters row.
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, Francesco Schettino has returned to the wreck for the first time as part of his manslaughter trial.
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis tells the BBC that country legend Dolly Parton has been confirmed to play this year's festival in June.
People in cities across the world stage protests in support of journalists from the al-Jazeera network who are being detained in Egypt.
Nasa identifies 715 'new' planets beyond our Solar System
MPs in Spain vote to curb the power of judges to pursue foreign human rights cases, after the ruling party argues against "useless disputes".
An international report warns of the systematic use of violence against schools and universities.
A person named in a Ugandan tabloid newspaper's list of '200 top homosexuals' speaks anonymously to the BBC about the impact of the country's tough new anti-gay laws.
Brazil's economy gets a surprise boost and gives President Dilma Rousseff a second chance to win over investors ahead of October elections.
First Lady Michelle Obama unveils plans for the most sweeping overhaul of nutrition labels on US food packages in more than two decades.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she can work with the UK to reform the EU but it will not be "a piece of cake".
Suspected militant Islamists killed at least 37 people during an assault on a town and villages in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses say.
Danish toymaker Lego's profits rise 9% to 6.12 bn kroner ($1.12bn; £673m) in 2013 as the firm expands beyond its signature building blocks.
Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, 18, receives his first call-up to the England squad, for the friendly against Denmark.
Fernando Gonzalez becomes the second of five Cubans convicted of spying to be released from a US prison after completing his sentence.
Thailand's embattled prime minister has sent her lawyers to an anti-corruption panel to hear charges of negligence over a government rice subsidy scheme.
The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, returns to the wreck for the first time as part of his trial for manslaughter.