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Campaigners in Chad welcome the arrest of Mahamat Djibrine, former President Hissene Habre's police chief, who is accused of torturing and killing opposition activists.
Twenty-four hours of news photos: 16 May
A man is taken to hospital after a tanker overturns on the B979 near Parkhead in Aberdeenshire on Thursday morning.
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio threatens to reduce his players' holidays should they not perform "with dignity" against Tottenham.
A contemporary art sale at Christie's in New York makes $495 million (£325m), the highest total in auction history.
The SNP government has received legal advice on an independent Scotland's membership of the EU, but it has refused to reveal what it says.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won its case in the High Court, where it had been accused of illegally letting investment bank Goldman Sachs off part of its tax bill.
The 40 Commando Royal Marines have marched through their hometown of Taunton in Somerset, to mark their return from their final deployment in Afghanistan.
The UK's so-called "fuel poverty gap" is widening, although the total number in fuel poverty has fallen, according to a government report.
Official figures show inflation in the 17-strong eurozone bloc has fallen to an average of 1.2% - a three-year low.
The number of altruistic organ donors has almost tripled in the space of a year.
Publisher Electronic Arts has decided to end a controversial program that stifled trade in second-hand games.
Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez deserves credit for his work at the club, says Blues defender Gary Cahill.
Kidnappers in southern Yemen free three Red Cross workers and their Yemeni interpreter.
Andy Murray's mother Judy says her son's priority will be getting fit for Wimbledon as he battles with a back injury.
A treasure trove of literary first editions collected by an English teacher from Stirling has sold at auction for a total of £226,000.
The first and deputy first ministers have launched a plan for the agri-food industry which they say will aim to create 15,000 jobs over the next 7-years.
Poor quality expert evidence is to be "driven out" of family courts, the Ministry of Justice says, as it launches a consultation on standards in England and Wales.
Retrace the route of the daring World War II raid
Ireland and Leinster centre Brian O'Driscoll will play for another season after signing a new one-year contract.