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Rolling Stones play surprise show 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 11:15:48 GMT 
    The Rolling Stones play a surprise gig in Los Angeles during which they perform the entire Sticky Fingers album.


Kenyans flock to nun's beatification 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 12:32:49 GMT 
    Catholic pilgrims are flocking to the Kenyan town of Nyeri for the beatification of an Italian-born nun, taking her a step closer to becoming a saint.


Jayalalitha set to return to power 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 10:15:17 GMT 
    Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.


Finland instructs 900,000 reservists 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 11:12:30 GMT 
    Finland sends letters to nearly a million reservists to remind them of their duties in case of combat, officials tell the BBC.


Mexico probes new disappearances 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 01:35:01 GMT 
    Mexican investigators are probing the disappearance of at least 15 people in Chilapa, Guerrero state, after it was overrun in early May by gunmen.


'Children died' in US air strike 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 00:36:06 GMT 
    A US air strike on Syria probably killed two children, the Pentagon says, acknowledging civilian casualties for first time.


Man arrested in DC mansion murders 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 12:10:50 GMT 
    Daron Dylon Wint, who had previously worked for the victims' family business, was captured late Thursday in Washington DC.


NHS trusts' deficit rises to £822m 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 14:31:06 GMT 
    NHS trusts in England report a total deficit of £822m for last financial year, compared with £115m the previous year


Carmichael admits Sturgeon memo leak 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 14:33:44 GMT 
    Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael admits he was behind the leak of a memo which suggested Nicola Sturgeon wanted David Cameron to remain as PM.


Tobacco firms challenge packaging law 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 12:47:30 GMT 
    British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.


Police to pay rape victim £20,000 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 14:16:33 GMT 
    A rape victim will receive a £20,000 out-of-court settlement as Hampshire police apologise for failing to investigate her complaint properly and arresting her.


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


What does a front garden say about you? 
  Tue, 19 May 2015 11:17:18 GMT 
    What does a front garden say about you?
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