Iraqi government forces make gains in their offensive to drive Islamic State militants from Falluja - one the country's two major cities in IS hands.
A flotilla of EU ships rescue more than 600 migrants from smugglers' boats off Libya, bringing the weekly total to at least 13,000.
Real Madrid are crowned champions of Europe for the 11th time after defeating Atletico Madrid in a penalty shootout.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will press for more concerted action on the war-torn countries of Syria and Yemen during a tour of the Gulf states.
Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.
Lightning strikes in France, Germany and Poland cause death and serious injuries, with the victims including children at a birthday party in a Paris park.
The World Health Organization plays down concerns that the Rio Olympics will spread the Zika virus, amid calls for the Games to be postponed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin joins celebrations to mark 1,000 years of Russian monks at the monastic enclave of Mount Athos in Greece.
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband issues a "call to arms", urging young people to register to vote in next month's EU referendum.
Princess Anne and Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon join commemorations of the centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One.
Ricky Burns becomes the third Briton to win world titles at three weights, beating Michele Di Rocco by stoppage in Glasgow.
Army bandsman Richard Jones wins the final of this year's Britain's Got Talent, after his magic act impressed the judges and won the votes of the viewers.
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
A German opposition leader, Sahra Wagenknecht, has a chocolate cake shoved in her face in an apparent protest over her stance on migrants.
BBC News takes a look at sacred sites around the world where women are banned.
The centenary of the Battle of Jutland is being commemorated in Rosyth and South Queensferry.
Some of the first paying passengers on the world's biggest cruise ship have described it as "a construction site" and a "serious risk to those on board".
Festival-goers are invited to have a go on what is claimed to be the world's largest bouncy castle.
A set of identical triplets will make history as they compete against each other at the summer Olympics in Rio.
The BBC asks some of Roald Dahl's biggest fans what they think of his language.
The EU referendum debate is the main story on Sunday's front pages, with the prime minister being criticised and economists giving their views.
Deputy political editor John Pienaar considers the tensions between rival factions in the Conservative Party over Europe.
The site of the longest battle of World War One, Verdun has become a symbol of European reconciliation, says Hugh Schofield.
Was Western invasion in 2003 responsible for what is now happening?
Q&A on the effect on Britons travelling in France following industrial action being taken by French workers, who are blockading oil refineries as part of their dispute.
Novak Djokovic says cancelling the Rio Olympic Games over concerns regarding the Zika virus would be "unthinkable".
Moeen Ali hits 155 not out and Chris Woakes takes 3-9 as Sri Lanka end day two on 91-8, still 407 runs behind in the second Test.
Hull City defeat Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final at Wembley to win promotion to the Premier League.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton admits it is tough to deal with the run of technical problems that have hit him this year.
Independent energy companies want consumers to be able to see all available tariffs when using price comparison websites.
HM Revenue & Customs loses an appeal to recover up to £50m in stamp duty from the sale of the Chelsea Barracks.
It would be a "very dangerous experiment" for the UK to give Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair warns.
Vote Leave offers a £50m prize for correctly guessing the results of every Euro 2016 game - but the contest is called a "con" by the Remain campaign.
Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.
The system of inquiries into child deaths in England where neglect or abuse is suspected will be overhauled, says the government
Cambridge University will remain affiliated to the National Union of students after a referendum of students rejected a motion to leave.
Mobile service provider Three confirms it will block advertising on its network for a day-long trial in June.
Sainsbury's is trialling new food-cooling technologies that promise to be more eco-friendly than current alternatives.
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
Swashboggling, squishous and frobscottle are among thousands of Roald Dahl's gobblefunk words in a dictionary celebrating the centenary of the writer's birth.
Pamela Butchart's My Head Teacher Is a Vampire Rat, illustrated by Thomas Flintham, has won this year's Children's Book Award.
Celena and her partner Pete separated for 10 weeks to break their bad habits and lose weight.
More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war dozens of ageing former American soldiers have gone back - and have succeeded in finding peace.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
The people who shape hair in the capital of Sierra Leone
Could we finally see the end of overcrowded trains?
Portraits of India's struggling folk theatre artists
The opium growers with the police on their side
Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
A girlfriend's mum used to comb Paul McCartney's legs - and other nuggets
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