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Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka and replaced in the squad by Chris Woakes.
Firefighters rescue a handful of ducklings that had fallen into a cesspit in Auckland, New Zealand, reuniting them with their mother.
MPs are to examine the role that BHS directors and advisers played before the retailer was sold for £1 last year by Sir Philip Green.
Drone footage shows tourists catching an unusual sight in Shark Bay, Australia - dozens of tiger sharks feeding on a dead whale.
President Obama announces the US is completely lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy.
Budget airline Ryanair says its average fare will fall 7% this year as it reports a huge rise in profit.
Setting up the gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show is a very complex process.
German drugs and chemicals company Bayer makes a $62bn offer for Monsanto, in a takeover bid that would create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.
Tata in India is expected to decide this week which bidders will go forward in the sale process for its UK steel operations.
As antibiotics resistance grows around the world, for some people even the strongest drugs no longer work
For 78 days, a mainly Kurdish town in Turkey was under curfew - now the Turkish army stands accused of a slaughter. What happened inside Cizre?
The United Nations wants to send investigators in to examine allegations that Turkish forces massacred around 100 civilians in Cizre.
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.
At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.
About 30 climbers are suffering frostbite or illness on Mount Everest, after two more died from apparent altitude sickness.
Treasury analysis says Brexit would tip the UK into a year-long recession, but Vote Leave dismisses the study as "deeply biased".
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result now depending on postal ballots.
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.