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More than 70 people are killed and many more wounded by car bombs and suicide attacks in one of the worst days of violence in Iraq in recent months.
The government reaches agreement with Labour which will allow its bill to legalise gay marriage in England and Wales to proceed in Parliament.
Real Madrid announce that Jose Mourinho will leave the club at the end of the season after three years in charge.
About 120 militant Islamists are arrested in Maiduguri as they organise the funeral of a commander killed in clashes, the Nigerian army says.
Plans to attract long haul services from Cardiff Airport are submitted to a commission looking at air capacity in the UK.
The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.
A family member carrying out a home DIY job may have caused an explosion which killed two people and left a third in hospital, say police.
The UK astronaut Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have opened a new recovery centre for Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.
Saracens pair Alex Goode and Joel Tomkins withdraw from England's summer tour to Uruguay and Argentina through injury.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been touring the Chelsea Flower Show as the event celebrates its centenary year.
England call up Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell for the friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil.
Paul Mosley, jailed for the manslaughter of six children in a house fire, is to appeal against the length of his jail term, his solicitor confirms.
The Church of Scotland's ruling General Assembly has voted to allow actively gay men and women to become ministers.
Russian counter-terrorism agents have raided a group planning an attack in Moscow killing two suspects, officials say.
Parents of children who are regular school truants are to be fined up to £120 from September, says the Welsh government.
A man shoots four people dead in a bank in southern Israel before turning the gun on himself, reportedly after a dispute over an overdraft.
At least two people die and 21 others are injured in a series of tornadoes that tore through the US state of Oklahoma.
The Conservative Party Board reject a suggestion that an investigation be held into alleged comments by chairman Lord Feldman.
A smartphone created by former Nokia employees is unveiled ahead of its release later this year.