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Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan has been elected the new Mayor of London - boosting Labour after it slumped in Scotland's elections.

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Jean Charles de Menezes

The family of Jean Charles de Menezes has lost a human rights challenge over the decision not to charge any UK police officer for his fatal shooting.

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Tony Wadsworth and Julie Mayer

Two BBC Radio presenters have been charged with sex offences against four children in the 1990s.

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The Drum

The Drum arts centre in Aston is likely to close its doors after 22 years.

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams beat Madison Keys in straight sets to win the Italian Open - her first WTA title in nine months.

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Andy Murray

Britain's Andy Murray gave himself the perfect birthday present as he won his first Italian Open title with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Novak Djokovic.

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George Coppen

A disabled teenager with dwarfism who had his benefits cut has won a legal battle against the Government to have the decision overturned.

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Liu Fenghe

A man portrayed in Chinese media as a hero for caring for his girlfriend while she was in an eight-month coma has been accused by her of being responsible for her injuries.

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The hugely popular and acclaimed musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist has said.

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Soweto Kinch

Renowned Birmingham-born saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch is to front a new-look jazz show on BBC Radio 3.

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Anja Ringgren Loven

A two-year-old Nigerian boy who was found emaciated and riddled with worms after his family left him for dead has made an incredible recovery.

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O.J. Simpson

A top secret investigation is under way after a knife was found buried on the former estate of OJ Simpson , according to TMZ.

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Biotrial Laboratory Rennes

One person has been left 'brain-dead' and five more have been hospitalised after a clinical trial on an experimental drug went wrong in France.

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Man flu

To most, 'man flu' is thought of as a pejorative, a way of teasing men who are complaining perhaps a little too much about the cold or influenza virus they’ve picked up.

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April Star

A 10-year-old girl with vitiligo has launched a career as a model and wants to redefine beauty.

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Negative thoughts can become a vice on our lives and affect the way in which we experience life’s events. Learning how to think positively instead of negatively can be hard, especially if one has never been taught to do so...

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Jose Mujica

People who like money too much ought to be kicked out of politics, Uruguayan President José Mujica told CNN en Español in an interview posted online Wednesday.

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Sometimes the biggest obstacles are the ones we create and tell ourselves about the world around us.

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