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A stolen lorry trailer dripping illegal fuel waste is dumped at the side of a road near Castlewellan.
Fernando Torres' first Premier League goal in six months earns a 2-1 win over Everton that secures third place for Chelsea.
Up to 100 predominantly luxury cars are taking part in the Gumball 3000 rally in which some of the world's richest petrol-heads get to flaunt their wealth during a drive that will take them through Europe.
Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander dismisses claims that Deputy PM Nick Clegg could face a Lib Dem leadership challenge from Vince Cable.
A 31-year-old man dies in hospital Brighton after a gunman fires at three people, in an attack described by police as "horrific".
Broad and Anderson back to their best in England win
David Cameron comes under pressure from his party activists over his policy on same-sex marriage, Europe and attitudes towards the party's grassroots.
The young UK film-makers vying for attention in Cannes
Police confirm one man has died and two other people are critically ill after a light aircraft crashes in Gwynedd.
Rafael Nadal drops only four games as he beats Roger Federer to win his seventh Italian Open title.
The health secretary rebuffs claims the PM is losing control of his backbenchers over Europe - as Tory activists complain of a "crisis" destroying the party.
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union tells its annual conference.
Dani Pedrosa wins French Grand Prix as Britain's Cal Crutchlow finishes second for his best MotoGP result.
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell beats Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee 2&1 to win the World Match Play Championship in Bulgaria.
A memorial plaque dedicated to Morecambe & Wise is unveiled at Teddington Studios
A French government minister who quit over revelations of his undeclared Swiss bank account says he will not stand again for election.
A lawyer representing Mairead Philpott, who killed her six children in a fire, says she will appeal against her 17-year jail term.
Yeovil secure a first ever season in the Championship by beating Brentford in a tense League One play-off final.
Coronation Street leads the honours as it does battle with Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and EastEnders at the British Soap Awards.
Stuart Broad takes 7-44 to rip through New Zealand and inspire England to an astonishing 170-run win in the first Test at Lord's.