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All-rounder Chris Woakes replaces Ben Stokes in the England side for the second Test against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street.
Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsizes off the Libyan coast while some 77 are rescued from the sea by European naval units.
French protesters have stepped up strike action, hitting oil refineries, nuclear power stations, ports, airports and railways.
How will British holidaymakers be affected?
Proposals to change Tata's pension scheme would be specific to the company and would not be applied more broadly, Business Secretary Sajid Javid says.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo springs a surprise by comfortably heading the Mercedes drivers in second practice at the Monaco GP.
Woman found guilty of manslaughter of student with learning difficulties, after her husband convicted of the 20-year-old's rape and murder.
Britain's Aljaz Bedene reaches the third round of the French Open for the first time with a five-set win over Pablo Carreno Busta.
A halt is called to the deployment of a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station when it fails to open up as expected.
A graduate's complaint that his student debt has risen by £1,800 in interest in the year since he left university goes viral.
The government wants to reduce pensions payable to steelworkers, to make Tata Steel UK more attractive to a buyer - but how much will they lose?
US President Barack Obama says international leaders "have good reason to be rattled" by pronouncements made by the Republican White House contender, Donald Trump.
Exam regulator Ofqual is clamping down on the rules for re-marks to end the 'unfair advantage' gained by schools which want lots of tests reviewed.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he has decided on his next move but remains coy on a possible transfer to Manchester United.
An independent review will establish whether Sharia law in England and Wales has been used to discriminate against women, the home secretary says.
Net migration to the UK rises to the second highest level on record, leading Boris Johnson to call his party's pledge to cut it "cynical".
Sir Elton John will not meet Vladimir Putin when he visits Russia this month because of 'scheduling conflicts'
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.
A study into abusive tweets sent from UK Twitter accounts suggests large-scale misogyny, with women responsible for half of such tweets.
Oil continues its recovery, with prices rising above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 as a result of supply disruptions and increased global demand.