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Prince Harry has been playing baseball, promoting British tourism and dining with the stars in New York on the fifth day of his US tour.
Scotland's Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead describes talks over reforms to the European policy on fishing as a "significant step forward".
Howard Jacobson's novel Zoo Time has won him the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for the second time.
The BBC's Alison Holt heard from one of the victims of sexual grooming who became known as Girl three during a trial where seven men were found guilty yesterday of charges including rape, arranging child prostitution and trafficking.
Four men are given prison sentences in the US state of Minnesota in connection with the recruitment of fighters for a Somali militant group.
Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a study suggests.
Footage has been released of the view from the steel spire at the top of One World Trade Center in New York.
An 11-year-old girl dies in hospital after being hit by a lorry in south London.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency in three north-eastern states after a spate of deadly attacks by Islamist militants.
Assembly members could be suspended without pay if they misbehave in future under tougher sanctions being proposed.
Ireland's biggest agricultural and food show is due to open its doors later and, for the first time in more than a century, it will be outside Belfast.
Rescue work continues at a US-owned mine in Indonesia's Papua after a cave-in left four people dead and more than 20 others trapped.
England must focus on rediscovering their best form against New Zealand, says former captain Alec Stewart
Landlords are urged to register for a compulsory deposit protection scheme as the new rules take effect.
Media focus on gang that raped and trafficked girls as young as 11
Scientists in India unveil a new low-cost vaccine against a diarrhoea virus that kills about half a million children around the world each year.
Japan's Nikkei climbs past 15,000 for the first time since January 2008 as the yen's continued decline is seen boosting earnings potential for Japanese exporters
A county council chief says she will not resign after members of a paedophile ring based in Oxford were found guilty of trafficking young girls.
Moscow's retro spy scandal shows old tricks still in vogue
US President Barack Obama says the federal tax agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny was "intolerable and inexcusable".