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The Colombian government and Farc guerrillas begin working together to clear landmines sown during 50 years of war.
Italy rescued a total of more than 3,300 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean on Friday, the country's coastguard says.
Drink-driving offences have fallen in Scotland following the introduction of a lower alcohol limit, new figures show.
Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after the Swiss won a fifth term in charge.
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president as his rival withdraws after the first round of a vote dominated by allegations of corruption in football.
Gunmen in Pakistan's Balochistan province kill at least 19 passengers after taking over two Karachi-bound buses, officials say.
A court-appointed psychiatrist has testified the gunman who carried out a 2012 attack on a Colorado cinema was mentally ill but "legally sane" when it happened.
A 16-year-old boy is charged with the murders of two people in Colchester.
Late wickets drag England back into contention after a thrilling New Zealand fightback in the second Test at Headingley.
Spain has agreed to host a US rapid reaction military force to deal with crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Paris is to remove padlocks symbolically fastened to one of the French capital's main bridges by couples, after part of the Pont des Arts collapsed last year.
The Simpsons predicted Fifa's problems, social media made light of the debacle and cartoonists revelled in the chaos.
The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.
Tata Steel workers across the UK vote by almost 9-1 to go on strike in a row over pensions in the first national strike in the steel industry for 30 years.
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".
A man is detained in a mental health unit after setting a series of fires across Oxfordshire.