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The House of Lords should have the ability to immediately suspend members after a scandal breaks, a senior Labour peer says.
Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.
Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops
Is Ottawa really Canada's hotbed of infidelity?
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.
Anti-doping data, leaked to the Sunday Times and seen by the BBC, shows an "extraordinary extent of cheating" in elite athletics.
A man from Merseyside raises more than £80,000 for charity by riding the Tour de France course on a child's Raleigh Chopper bike.
Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes tells BBC Sport her Women’s FA Cup-winning side were due their first piece of silverware.
Two men attending the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast explain why they believe they should be able to get married.
Britain's Dame Sarah Storey wins her second gold at the Para-cycling Road World Championships after triumphing in the road race.
Beijing will become the first city to host a summer Olympics and a winter Games, but there are concerns over its climate.
Police launch a murder investigation after confirming a man who was found unconscious on a Cardiff street has died in hospital.
Chris Evans, founder of CarFest, said the plane crash which occurred during the Cheshire festival was "a tragic accident".
British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.
The pilot of a display team plane dies in a crash at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire .
Chelsea win the first Women's FA Cup final to be played at Wembley, beating Notts County 1-0 in front of 30,710 fans.
Television presenter Declan Donnelly returns to his home city of Newcastle to tie the knot with his agent, Ali Astall.
Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.
Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.