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The battle for water on one of the world's great rivers
A US Army general who pleaded guilty to inappropriate relationships with subordinates avoids jail time but is docked $20,000 (£12,122) in pay.
A competitor in the Worthing Birdman competition is ordered to pay £20,000 in legal costs following a lengthy battle with the organisers.
Police are investigating whether a man's body found on a Suffolk beach is that of an Albanian who jumped from a ferry while being deported, the BBC understands.
The coffee retailer plans to offer beer and wine at more of its cafes in the evenings in a strategy to sell alcohol at "thousands of select" outlets.
An international air search in the vast area of the Indian Ocean for possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane ends for the day.
Police launch a murder investigation after the body of a 45-year-old man was found partially submerged in a river beneath a road bridge.
NSA deputy director tells the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) it needs to be more transparent in the wake of Edward Snowden's spy leaks.
Two late Nacer Chadli goals earn Tottenham a draw with Benfica but they still exit the Europa League.
A submerged car, which became the unofficial symbol of the Somerset floods, is the subject of a £101,100 winning bid on eBay.
US President Barack Obama announces further sanctions on Russian individuals close to Vladimir Putin and a Russian bank over the crisis in Crimea.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council grants singer Robbie Williams and the Stoke Sentinel newspaper Freedom of the City
Glasgow's Burrell Collection has to install protective covering for a small leak at a new exhibition, before it has even opened to the public.
President Jose Mujica of Uruguay says his country will take five prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
Jockey Martin Harley's condition is "not as serious as first feared" despite breaking a vertebra at Lingfield.
British number one Andy Murray says it will be difficult to find a replacement coach who is as good as mentor Ivan Lendl.
Ruhaniyat are a folk band with edge from the Indian city of Calcutta.
Sunday Times critic and Oxford University professor, John Carey discusses his autobiography
A new advanced radar system has been tested successfully by scientists, but could it make a difference in the search for the missing plane?
Fred Phelps Sr, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, which was widely known for its inflammatory anti-gay protests, has died, his family say.