Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
China's Central Bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.
A major rescue operation is under way after migrant boat capsizes off the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Maltese navy tells the BBC.
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.
Finnish voters are set to go to the polls, amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
The Shroud of Turin, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display after a break of five years.
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
The attack on the University in Garissa has deepened ordinary Kenyans' dissatisfaction with their government's inability to tackle Islamists, says Karen Allen.
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