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Fan anger after Nintendo confirms it will profit from advertisements placed on gameplay videos uploaded by gamers.
Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande scoops two prizes at the Ivor Novello awards for songwriting and composing.
England labour to 160-4 as New Zealand enjoy the better of an attritional opening day of the first Test at Lord's.
A lawsuit arguing that daughters should be allowed to succeed their fathers as chiefs in Lesotho is rejected by the Constitutional Court.
Social workers are warning changes being brought in to speed up adoption and the family courts might be bad for the welfare of some children.
US director Sofia Coppola shrugs off criticism from the criminal gang depicted in her latest film, The Bling Ring, as it screens at the Cannes Film Festival.
A Lancaster bomber flypast over Derwent reservoir
Mark Cavendish claims his 100th professional win in stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia, as Sir Bradley Wiggins's victory hopes take a blow.
Are children being failed in the UK, asks Nick Triggle
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
A doctor, who worked for the private company which assesses people for disability benefits, says its methods are "unfair".
Ministers say the right-to-buy scheme has been "reinvigorated" after a sharp increase in the number of council house tenants buying their homes.
Key figures from football pay tribute to David Beckham after the former England midfielder announces his retirement.
France's President Hollande says recession is "threatening the very identity of Europe", speaking at a televised news conference.
Pope Francis calls on world leaders to reform the global financial system and help the poor, in his first major speech on the financial crisis.
An 11-year-old boy from Liverpool shocks friends and family by joining Chelsea players as they collect their Europa League winners' medals.
A patient who was in an ambulance which crashed in west Belfast on Thursday dies in hospital.
Life-size Barbie house opens in Berlin
Players found guilty of racially abusing an opponent will be banned for at least five games, the FA announces.
Ex-hacker on creating chaos online