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Paul Mosley, jailed for the manslaughter of six children in a house fire, is to appeal against the length of his jail term, his legal team confirms.
Three Brazilian tourists are killed and more than 20 others injured as two hot-air balloons collide in Turkey's Cappadocia region.
The Church of Scotland's ruling General Assembly has voted to allow actively gay men and women to become ministers.
At least two people die and 21 others are injured in a series of tornadoes that tore through the US state of Oklahoma.
Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report.
A man accused of murdering April Jones told police he did not believe the five-year-old had ever been in his house, a jury hears.
More than 70 people are killed and many more wounded by car bombs and suicide attacks in one of the worst days of violence in Iraq in recent months.
Real Madrid announce that Jose Mourinho will leave the club at the end of the season after three years in charge.
About 120 militant Islamists are arrested in Maiduguri as they organise the funeral of a commander killed in clashes, the Nigerian army says.
Plans to attract long haul services from Cardiff Airport are submitted to a commission looking at air capacity in the UK.
The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.
The UK astronaut Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have opened a new recovery centre for Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.
Saracens pair Alex Goode and Joel Tomkins withdraw from England's summer tour to Uruguay and Argentina through injury.
England call up Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell for the friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil.
Parents of children who are regular school truants are to be fined up to £120 from September, says the Welsh government.
The president of Azerbaijan orders an investigation into why his country gave Russia "nul points" at Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest.
A man shoots four people dead in a bank in southern Israel before turning the gun on himself, reportedly after a dispute over an overdraft.
A smartphone created by former Nokia employees is unveiled ahead of its release later this year.
A hospital locks down its A&E department after several patients needed treatment for contact with an unknown powder.