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Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah withdraws from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of illness.
Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso.
A Banksy artwork painted on a Cheltenham house belongs to the Department for Transport, a retired chartered surveyor claims.
An adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, makes its London stage debut.
UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expresses extreme concern at the situation in Gaza, warning that residents are running out of food and water.
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy.
The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked, with personal information stolen, but the bank says no market sensitive data was compromised.
Building work is completed on the tallest skyscraper in the City of London.
Nigeria and three of its neighbours pledge to speed up the creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Metropolitan Police gathered information on relatives of Jean Charles de Menezes, who was shot dead by police in 2005, their lawyer says.
UK investigators are due to start examining a second black box flight recorder from downed flight MH17, after downloading "valid data" from the first.
Another 74 bodies from the MH17 plane crash are due to leave Ukraine, as UK experts are to start examining data from the two flight recorders.
Iain Hollingshead and Yvonne Roberts discuss why men write more letters to newspapers than women.
Three fishermen are rescued from a life-raft by a coastguard helicopter after their boat sinks off Cape Wrath.
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.
Cash-strapped Welsh councils have spent nearly twice as much on making staff redundant as they did last year, BBC Wales learns.
A 57-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.