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Officials in the US state of Washington say they have recovered 16 bodies from Saturday's massive mudslide and believe they have found eight more.
Channel 4 and Film4's Tessa Ross, one of Britain's most powerful film and TV executives, is to become the National Theatre's new chief executive.
A Russian tycoon fell into a depression after losing a legal fight with Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, an inquest hears.
Gwyneth Paltrow has described her separation from Chris Martin as a "conscious uncoupling". But what is that?
Footage from 22 March of the mudslide in Oso, in the US state of Washington, shows a young boy being carried away by a helicopter rescue team.
The Queen has hosted a reception for more than 300 Irish people including One Direction singer Niall Horan, X-Factor judge Louis Walsh and former boxer Barry McGuigan.
Police investigating the murder of two Catholic workmen in north Belfast in May 1994 are now questioning five people.
Apple says it has asked the body responsible for the standard list of emoji text-message pictures to create a character set with greater racial diversity.
MPs will still get a free vote on repealing the hunting ban, Downing Street says, after ministers fail to agree on easing the rules on farmers using dogs for fox control.
Linda Yueh has been granted rare access to a lab where mobile phones are put through various stress tests to check they meet quality standards.
A first day of peace talks between the Pakistani government and the Taliban. aimed at ending years of violence, has come to a close.
More than three million people are facing a humanitarian crisis in three Nigerian states hit by an Islamist-led insurgency, the government says.
A further 122 objects potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been identified by a satellite, a Malaysian minister says.
Rebekah Brooks's former assistant, Cheryl Carter, tells the phone-hacking trial she would never commit a crime for her ex-boss.