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A motorcyclist dies in a crash on the second Severn Crossing, which closes the M4 eastbound, causing long tailbacks.
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso is extradited to the United States, where he faces charges for laundering more than $70m in public funds.
Afghan security forces battle Taliban insurgents for hours in central Kabul, following an explosion that shook the capital.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane over the UK.
Residents have been urged to stay indoors as fire crews tackle a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire.
Andros Townsend pulls out of the England Under-21s European Championship squad following FA betting charge.
Outgoing Manchester United chief executive David Gill is confident Wayne Rooney will stay at Old Trafford.
The number of patients taking part in clinical trials in England has trebled in five years.
The wife of the soldier murdered in a London street says she expected her husband to be safe in the UK.
A 24-year-old woman zoo worker is seriously injured by a tiger in Cumbria.
The wife of the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sally Bercow, has said she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court ruled she had libelled Lord McAlpine.
Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald miss the cut at the PGA Championship at Wentworth as Francesco Molinari leads by one shot.
The collapse of a road bridge over a river in the north-west US state of Washington was caused by an oversized lorry's crash, say officials.
Five climbers who went missing earlier this week on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal are feared dead, officials say.
The High Court has ruled a tweet sent by the wife of the Commons Speaker about Lord McAlpine was libellous.
Two men are held on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
Residents are urged to stay indoors as firefighters tackle a large blaze and explosions at a coathanger plant on a Flintshire business park.
The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
President Barack Obama tells US Navy graduates they must help end a culture of sexual assault that is tarnishing the image of the military.