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Figures show a sharp rise in the number of patients waiting more than 36 weeks for NHS treatment in Wales.
The Duchess of Cambridge has officially named a new cruise ship on her last solo public engagement before giving birth.
At least 93,000 people have been killed in Syria since the start of the conflict, according to latest United Nations figures.
A Conservative MP attacks British foreign policy in a debate on the Iraq war's 10th anniversary.
Police in Germany say they have broken up a multi-million pound international art forgery ring believed to have produced and sold more than 400 faked paintings.
The US Navy is upgrading its systems so staff do not have to write messages using only capital letters.
A level pupils in Wales starting courses next September will no longer be able to sit their exams in January.
A chef for an oil company has survived three days trapped at the bottom of the sea after his boat capsized off the coast of Nigeria.
The BBC will provide its biggest ever offering of live athletics coverage across TV, radio, online, mobile and connected TV.
US retail sales rose more than expected in May, up 0.6%, helped by a jump in car sales, according to government data.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has acted "unconstitutionally" by declaring that elections will be held on 31 July, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says.
Ethiopia's parliament unanimously ratifies a treaty to replace colonial-era agreements governing the River Nile amid growing tension with Egypt over a dam project.
A man is warned by police after he dialled 999 to complain about a prostitute's looks after meeting her outside a hotel.
Censured sloganeering MP was echoing Strasbourg practices
England captain Kevin Sinfield expects Friday's match against the Exiles to be as tough as facing Australia or New Zealand.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens a permanent Holocaust exhibition at the site of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland.
The Duchess of Cambridge final solo public engagement
Double police killer Dale Cregan is cleared of a final charge of attempted murder at the conclusion of a 12-week trial involving nine other men.
The arguments used by Tony Blair's government for going to war in Iraq were "deeply flawed", Green Party MP Caroline Lucas tells the Commons.