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Police in Macedonia are fighting a heavily-armed group from an unidentified neighbouring state, say officials.
Senior Labour MPs take soundings as the party begins its search for a new leader to replace Ed Miliband following the Conservatives' election victory.
Nico Rosberg says beating Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Spanish GP is important for his title challenge.
Tributes are paid to British backpacker Matthew Carapiet by his family as they confirm he was killed in the Nepal earthquake.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo orders the release of five political prisoners in restive Papua province and lifts travel restrictions on foreign journalists.
Petra Kvitova blends power and precision to crush Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 in the Madrid Open final.
Russians took to the streets outside the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to celebrate 70 years since the end of World War Two.
Burnley are relegated from the Premier League after one season despite a first win in seven games, over Hull.
Hospital bosses in Sussex apologise after about 850 patients were sent leaflets in error suggesting they might have cancer.
UKIP wins control of its first council in the UK, gaining overall control of Thanet District Council in Kent.
Thousands of people turn out for a parade to mark 100 years since soldiers marched through Belfast city centre before leaving for World War One.
Tim Farron, one of the favourites to replace Nick Clegg as Liberal Democrat leader, says he will decide whether to put himself forward "in the next few days".
England coach Peter Moores is sacked after former captain Andrew Strauss is appointed as the new national director of cricket.
Fairfield Energy announces plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.
Lewis Hamilton is beaten in qualifying for the first time this season as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain.
Jessica Ennis-Hill marked her return to competitive athletics with third place in the 100m hurdles at the Great City Games in Manchester.
It might be right to remove Peter Moores as England coach, but it has been handled disgracefully, says Jonathan Agnew.
Singer Charlotte Church joins a rally in Cardiff, protesting against austerity cuts, after attacking Tory "bogey men" on Twitter.
More than a third of voters were influenced by the TV debates between the political leaders in the run-up to the general election, a survey finds.
Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe score as Sunderland drag themselves out of the relegation zone with a vital win at Everton.