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Japan's space agency says it will abandon efforts to restore a multimillion dollar satellite sent to explore black holes, after it spun out of control.
Last year's wet summer, followed by one of the warmest winters on record, has helped to create a generation of sleepless slugs, wildlife experts have warned.
Andy Burnham says Labour needs to improve the way it handles allegations of anti-Semitism, following criticism of former London mayor Ken Livingstone.
African heads of state prepare to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction.
US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has been called "Lucifer in the flesh" by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner.
Philip Hammond says he is keen to "forge new links" with Cuba as he becomes the first UK foreign secretary to visit the country since the years before the communist revolution of 1959.
Some parents are banned from entering a Kent school without a pre-booked appointment after staff are verbally abused.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn unloads his shares in Apple over the company's prospects in China.
Head teachers say the testing regime for primary schools in England is in chaos and distracting to pupils.
Colombia legalises same-sex marriage, becoming the fourth country in Latin America to do so.
Scientists say they have made a leap in knowing why some people retain their youthful looks while others age badly.
South Yorkshire residents should not end up "paying the price" for costs of the Hillsborough inquests, former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett says.
Donald Trump would "have the guts" to drop an atomic bomb, according to one of his supporters.
A life-sized statue of AC/DC singer Bon Scott, crowdfunded by fans, will be unveiled at an annual festival held in his honour.
The row within the Labour Party about accusations of anti-Semitism, and the suspension of Ken Livingstone, dominate the front pages.
Top barrister expects 'far-reaching consequences'
The NHS trust which ran a care unit where a teenager drowned in a bath is "continuing to put patients at risk", inspectors say.
The Victoria and Albert museum is one of five venues nominated for the Art Fund's museum of the year award.
New York Times chief executive Mark Thompson faces multi-million dollar legal action alleging he introduced an "environment rife with discrimination" at the newspaper.
Yorkshire’s continuing love affair with cycling