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A dog was rescued by the RNLI on Sunday after going missing for nearly 10 days in a chance sighting close to Foreland Point, in North Devon.
An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
The Metropolitan Police have released new CCTV footage of the so-called "plebgate" incident, which led to the resignation of Andrew Mitchell as chief whip.
The search is on to reunite a Belfast family with a lost treasure trove of photographs and letters dating back to the 1900s.
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
The Premier League's five worst and five best transfers as voted for by BBC Sportsday Live readers.
Some black cab drivers have formed 'hit squads' to track down and block illegal minicab drivers in London, according to the BBC's Inside Out programme.
Image of greylag goose picks up top photography prize
Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".
Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk following clashes with pro-Russian rebels, military officials say.
Scotland's largest health board announces that people who are severely obese will be referred to a commercial weight-loss company.
Cardiff council is failing to improve its services because of "fragmented leadership and management", says Wales' public spending watchdog.
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says.
A lorry driver who killed two cyclists on a charity ride from Land's End to John O'Groats is jailed for eight-and-a-half years.
The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale", as the Human Rights Council debates calls for a fact-finding mission.
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
A man who admitted killing a knife-wielding robber who took his son's iPhone is jailed for six years.
A man and a woman killed in an explosion in Cumbria on Saturday were fireworks technicians preparing a wedding party display, the fire brigade says.
Conservative MP Sir Tony Baldry is to leave Parliament at the next election after more than three decades in the Commons.
Part of the Westlink in Belfast is closed in both directions due to a security alert, the police say.