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Burundi opposition figure shot dead 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 20:59:54 GMT 
    The leader of a small Burundian opposition party has been shot dead in the capital Bujumbura, witnesses say.

Sex claims hit S Lanka women cricket 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 13:13:02 GMT 
    Members of Sri Lanka's women's cricket team were forced to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the team, the sports ministry says.

German woman, 65, 'has quadruplets' 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:38 GMT 
    A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.

Crowds greet Romero beatification 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 22:10:25 GMT 
    Huge crowds in El Salvador attend the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.

Iraq volunteers start Ramadi push 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 12:53:28 GMT 
    About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.

US Senate blocks surveillance bill 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 06:19:14 GMT 
    The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.

PM announces freeze in ministers' pay 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:58:37 GMT 
    Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Murder probe after three found dead 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:46:53 GMT 
    A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of a man, a woman and a girl are found at a property in Oxfordshire.

Prescott backs Burnham for leader 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 21:00:25 GMT 
    Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott says he is backing Andy Burnham to be the next leader of the Labour Party.

Apprenticeship system 'fails young' 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:55:21 GMT 
    The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.

Your pictures: Looking in 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 08:19:24 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of looking in.

Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 13:37:39 GMT 
    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

In pictures: Women of Hargeisa 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 00:03:18 GMT 
    Photographer Alison Baskerville's pictures of women she met in the capital of Somaliland.

Toy soldiers at war 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 00:35:25 GMT 
    The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved

Photo challenge: 12 by 12 
  Mon, 18 May 2015 23:49:06 GMT 
    Tasks to develop your photo skills
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