Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire deal aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict - but fighting continues.
CCTV footage of a couple captured an hour before they were killed on a busy dual carriageway is released.
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.
Police release the names of the West Lothian family killed in a crash between their car and a lorry in Polmont.
A teenager who jumped on the bonnet of a £245,000 supercar has been told to pay the owner £300 compensation towards the £11,000 repairs.
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A network of 30 marine protected areas is to be established around Scotland's coastline to protect marine species and their habitats.
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.
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New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his squad is imbalanced, despite beating LA Galaxy 7-0 on Wednesday.
Gunmen in Afghanistan shoot dead two Finnish women working with an international aid organisation in the western city of Herat.
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Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club Maccabi Haifa and French team Lille.
Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, Norway's intelligence chief says.
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.
The Information Commissioner's Office is to receive more funding so it can monitor the implications of the controversial new "emergency" data law.