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Search teams reacquire signals first heard at the weekend that may come from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane's "black box" flight recorders.
The government has announced plans for more rigorous GCSEs and A-levels in England.
The region of ocean floor where Malaysia Airlines MH370 is thought to have come down was mapped by satellites that inferred the shape of the seabed from the shape of the water surface above.
Prince George's only official engagement in New Zealand has taken place as he crawled around with other babies.
The Hillsborough disaster "ripped out the pages" of a 23-year-old man's life, his sister tells his inquest.
Kenya sends back 82 Somalis to Somalia after launching a massive security force operation to flush out illegal immigrants and militant Islamists.
A slice of fruit cake from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding - in its presentation tin - sells for £420 at auction.
Netflix 4K streaming is now available to regular subscribers but the new feature of the on-demand video service will not work on pre-2014 televisions.
A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 20 people, police and medics say.
The post-mortem into the death of Peaches Geldof has proved inconclusive pending the result of toxicology tests, police say.
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary following a row over her expenses, but Labour says David Cameron's handling of the affair has "undermined trust in politics".