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Friends and colleagues of Alan Whicker attend a memorial service to the veteran TV globetrotter who died last year.
EU leaders are to begin consultations on ways of changing the union following spectacular gains by far right and Eurosceptic parties.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer cruise into the French Open third round plus Djokovic on washing his socks.
India recall opening batsman Gautam Gambhir for this summer's five-Test tour of England, yet Zaheer Khan misses out.
Egypt's presidential election enters a third day after the military-backed interim authorities extended voting in an effort to boost turnout.
Six people suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone have been taken away from a clinic by their relatives in defiance of medical staff, an official says.
Two Shia activists have been sentenced to death in a week in Saudi Arabia after being convicted of attacking security forces in the country's east.
US author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
The daughter of fugitive Korean businessman Yoo Byung-eun - wanted in connection with April's ferry disaster - has been arrested, officials say.
Comic Relief says it will no longer invest in tobacco, alcohol or arms firms, following a review.
A "superb example of Lowry at his very best" goes on public display for the first time in a quarter of a century.
Fifty-five people are given sentences for terrorism, separatism and murder at a stadium in China's Xinjiang region.