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A man from Northern Ireland is killed in a car crash in Warwickshire, England.
The House of Commons votes to allow gay marriage in England and Wales, despite 161 MPs opposing the government's plans.
Celtic midfielder Kris Commons retires from international football after winning 12 caps for Scotland.
At least 23 people are killed in new bomb attacks in Iraq, a day after a wave of bombings across the country left at least 70 people dead.
A watchdog orders Thames Valley Police to review its investigation into the death of a Scottish RAF firefighter at an Oxfordshire barracks.
Microsoft unveils the third generation of its video games console in an event at its headquarters at Redmond, Washington.
A street in a Wiltshire town is evacuated as a "precautionary" measure following reports of explosives at a flat.
A train driver suffered facial injuries after his train was hit by an object thrown from a bridge.
Four people are taken to hospital following a collision between a car and five motorbikes in Monmouthshire.
The search for victims of the gigantic tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb continues into a second day, with 24 people confirmed dead.
Two prominent figures in Iran, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, are barred from standing in next month's presidential election.
JP Morgan chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon will keep both jobs after shareholders voted in his favour.
The Vatican denies media reports that Pope Francis performed an exorcism, after pictures showed a man apparently reacting as he was prayed for.
A woman is detained by police after attempting to drive through the main gates of the House of Commons.
West Ham agree a £15m fee with Liverpool for England striker Andy Carroll but the player has yet to decide on the move.
MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
Bone fragments found in the fireplace of the man accused of the murder of five-year-old April Jones were from a human skull, a jury is told.
Four men are jailed over a blackmail plot in which a couple were threatened with paramilitary attack if they did not hand over £15,000 in cash.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan orders the release of all women held over "terrorist activity" - a Boko Haram condition for holding peace talks.
Apple boss Tim Cook defends its tax strategy at a Senate hearing, after the tech giant is accused of being among America's largest tax avoiders.