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Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president as his rival withdraws after the first round of a vote dominated by allegations of corruption in football.
Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.
The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
Gunmen in Pakistan's Balochistan province kill at least 19 passengers after taking over two Karachi-bound buses, officials say.
Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.
Myanmar intercepts a boat of 700 migrants off its southern coast, as countries agree to try to tackle the crisis at a regional meeting in Bangkok.
Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.
At least four people die in a bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, only a week after more than 20 people were killed in a similar bombing.
Spain has agreed to host a US rapid reaction military force to deal with crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.
A man from Calgary reported to be a committed creationist finds five fish fossils dating back 60 million years whilst digging a basement.
Paris is to remove padlocks symbolically fastened to one of the French capital's main bridges by couples, after part of the Pont des Arts collapsed last year.
Scientists say they have discovered why Swiss cheese has holes in it: apparently, it is all down to how dirty buckets are when the milk is collected.
Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".
The two co-champions of Thursday night's annual Scripps National Spelling Bee are sharing a trophy, marking the second year in a row the contest ended in a tie.
Brazil's economy shrinks 0.2% in the first quarter of the year as droughts hold back growth.
Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.
Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as Nigeria's president in front of cheering crowds, promising to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency and corruption.
EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.
India's economy grows 7.5% in the three months to March, above expectations and outpacing China's economic expansion.
Everest Sherpas say they are witnessing potentially dangerous changes in the landscape after Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks.
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.
Ireland's richest man has obtained a high court injunction to prevent the country's media from reporting on details of his personal finances that were discussed in parliament.
An Islamist rebel coalition has seized one of the last cities in western Idlib province held by the Syrian government, activists say.
At least 10 people die in twin bomb attacks outside central Baghdad hotels, say Iraqi police
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after winning a fifth term in charge.
A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.
US economy contracts 0.7% after higher imports and lower investment taken into account.
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.
A UK exit from the European Union would be "disastrous" for Britain and Germany warns the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Late wickets drag England back into contention after a thrilling New Zealand fightback in the second Test at Headingley.
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova reach the French Open fourth round, Britwatch, Murray latest, plus quotes of the day.
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
A former Fifa vice-president, Jack Warner, who is one of those accused of accepting bribes in a corruption scandal, has told the BBC that he has never taken a bribe.
The BBC has been given rare access to the army that is allied to the internationally recognised government in Libya.
BBC Click's Dave Lee meets the activists sending anti-North Korean material into the country by balloon
Self taught designer Collen Monnakgotla speaks to the BBC about his fashion show.
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.
Scottish scientists are working at Diamond, the UK's synchrotron light source, with light that is 10 billion times brighter than the sun.
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.
Irish vote inspires German gay marriage cause
How South Africa's leader avoided his home upgrade bill
How good are Kim Jong-un's elite hackers?
Why Fifa's Sepp Blatter has so much support in Africa
Are more people on the move than ever before?
Muhammadu Buhari prepares to take on Nigerian presidency