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Democracy in Wales is being damaged by a lack of coverage of Welsh affairs in the London-based media, the assembly's presiding officer fears.
A former London head teacher of the year presided over misuse of public funds, a government report finds.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson criticises City rivals over 'amazing' decision to sack boss Roberto Mancini.
A 25-year-old Saudi woman makes history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
The US warns Nigeria's army against human rights violations as it pursues a campaign against Islamist militants in the north-east.
The Swedish city of Malmo is gearing up to host the Eurovision Song Contest final with 26 countries set to perform for millions of TV viewers.
Ireland and Munster fly-half Ronan O'Gara will take up a coaching role with Racing Metro after announcing his retirement.
More than 60 people were injured, at least two critically, after a head-on collision between two commuter trains near New York, officials say.
A weekend of celebrations mark the launch of a new watersports centre in Colwyn Bay, with a festival hosted by Radio 1 presenter Aled Haydn Jones.
The EU is to ban restaurants from using refillable bottles and dipping bowls of olive oil, citing hygiene and consumer protection.
Tara McKelvey on the US's handling of Benghazi fallout
North Korea has fired three short-range missiles as part of an apparent routine test-launch, South Korea says.
The Afghan parliament interrupts debate on a law to prevent violence against women, with conservatives calling for it to be scrapped.
Hundreds are expected at a rally in Cardiff ahead of planned strike action over school changes in the autumn.
Idiosyncratic English rituals on camera
There have been violent scenes in the Spanish capital after Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid in the Spanish Cup Final.
President Francois Hollande signs into law a controversial bill making France the ninth in Europe, and 14th globally, to legalise gay marriage.
An emergency aid scheme for farmers facing difficulties with fodder shortages has come into will come into effect from midnight on Saturday.
The widow of the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has called for the upcoming inquest into his death to be abandoned and replaced with a public inquiry.
At least 60 people have been injured after a commuter train derailed and collided with another just outside New York City.