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This weekend South Africans can see one of the most anticipated films in the nation's history, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. The BBC's Milton Nkosi spoke to members of the public at a cinema in Johannesburg.
Triolo d'Alene outpaces Rocky Creek to land the Hennessy Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and jockey Barry Geraghty at Newbury.
The UK and Ireland's first woman bishop is installed by the Anglican Church at a service in Dublin on Saturday.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promises help to facilitate talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, during a visit to Kabul.
A lawyer being probed over fraud allegations who was found dead near a sports centre may have stabbed himself, police reveal.
The constituency party of Tory MP Tim Yeo vote against reselecting him to fight the South Suffolk seat at the next election.
President Barack Obama defines his healthcare reforms as part of his legacy, as upgrades are made to the health insurance website before a key deadline.
Olympic silver medallist swimmer Michael Jamieson says doctors had to restart his heart on Wednesday morning.
Thousands of people turned out to see the Formula 1 driving ace Jenson Button drive his McLaren though his home town.
Tribute is paid to the response of "ordinary Glaswegians" after a police helicopter crashed into a busy city centre pub.
BBC Sport's Dan Walker catches up with Manchester United's Ryan Giggs, who celebrated his 40th birthday this week.
A city landmark built to remember the dead of World War One celebrates 75 years in the quest for world peace.
A ceremony takes place in London to mark the arrival of "sacred soil" from 70 World War 1 battlefields in Belgium.
Sweden put an end to Scotland's unbeaten run at the European Curling Championship to win the women's title.
Neil Fachie and Sophie Thornhill win gold medals on day one of the Paracycling International Cup in Newport.
A 31-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident in which police blocked off a main road.
The organisation charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons confirms some will be "neutralised" aboard a US Navy ship.
The rapper is released on bail on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice after police were called to reports of a robbery.
British film and television actress Jean Kent, one of the most famous stars of the Gainsborough melodramas era, dies aged 92.
A man whose bound body was found in a well in south London is identified by police as Polish national Damian Chlywka.