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A ticket holder in Florida has won the largest Powerball jackpot in US history, more than $590m (£388m), lottery officials say.
Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones apologises to team-mate Glenn Whelan after smashing his car windscreen in a revenge act.
Major changes to social services could result in extra costs for taxpayers, health service and local government leaders warn.
An update to one of the most important manuals in mental health - known as the bible of psychiatry - is published.
China's Premier Li Keqiang travels to India for his first foreign visit since taking office, with border tensions and trade topping the agenda.
Opener David Warner charged with breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour over abusive Twitter posts.
Eurovision Song Contest goes back to basics in Malmo
Papers focus on Conservative Party tensions
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Malmo in Sweden, with her song Only Teardrops.
The Conservative leadership is "running scared" of its backbenchers on the issue of Europe, former Tory cabinet minister Lord Howe says.
British explorer Daniel Hughes has reached the summit of Mount Everest in an attempt to raise £1m for the charity Comic Relief.
Nigeria's army vows to continue its offensive against militants in the north-east "as long as it takes", as a 24-hour curfew is imposed in Maiduguri.
Pakistani politician Zahra Shahid Hussain, a senior member of Imran Khan's Movement for Justice party, is shot dead in the city of Karachi.
Two men suspected of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of US political activist Malcolm X, are remanded in custody in Mexico.
Emotional David Beckham plays last home match at Paris Saint-Germain.
Up to 60 people were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd during a parade in a small town in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins the Eurovision Song Contest, with the UK's Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th out of 26 countries.
A senior female Pakistani politician has been shot dead in the city of Karachi.
The leaders of the main gangs in El Salvador vow to maintain a 14-month-long truce, but say political changes threaten the peace.
A scientist studying one of the most lethal creatures on the planet, the box jellyfish, believes its venom could be useful for medical research.