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The "haunting" shell of fire-hit Clandon Park goes on show before scaffolding covers it for several years.
Syrian rebels linked to al-Qaeda seize key airbase in north-west province of Idlib after long battle, state TV says.
The four candidates for Labour's leadership are chasing last minute votes on the final full day of campaigning.
Taxpayers trying to call HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) can be kept waiting for more than three-quarters of an hour, Citizens Advice is claiming.
A Hungarian camerawoman was sacked after being accused of tripping up fleeing migrants.
The funerals of two victims of the Shoreham air crash - Maurice Abrahams and Jacob Schilt - are being held in East Sussex.
The BBC's Alastair Leithead has been back to Kenya where Princess Elizabeth became Queen in 1952 and his report is followed by stories from other Commonwealth countries.
Former BP chief executive says if businesses are to regain public trust then it is time for a little humility, starting by dumping overblown corporate social responsibility reports.
An MP accused by British athlete Paula Radcliffe of implicating her in allegations of blood doping says that was not his intention.
Davis Cup captain Leon Smith backs Andy Murray to overcome his US Open disappointment in time for the Davis Cup semi-final.
A recording of a call for mayday from the pilot of a British Airways plane that caught fire at Las Vegas airport, is released.
Wayne Rooney is greeted with applause by his England team-mates after he breaks Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record.
Stephen Colbert makes his debut as the new host of the Late Show on US TV network CBS with guests George Clooney and Jeb Bush, succeeding David Letterman.
Members of the Sandringham branch of the Women's Institute, who take tea with the Queen once a year, talk about her visits.
Parents of children born in the summer months could be allowed to let their child start school a year late.
A British Airways flight caught fire while preparing for take-off on the runway at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
There are calls for the government to answer questions on a controversial anti-malaria drug given to British soldiers.
Thai police say a key suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing has confessed to giving a bag containing the device to the man who carried out the attack.
Child mortality has fallen by more than 50% since 1990, a report by the World Health Organization and UN children's organisation Unicef says.
At least two people in Lebanon have died after a sandstorm engulfed parts of the country as well as regions of Syria, Israel and Jordan.