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Hong Kong kidnap suspect in court  Wed, 06 May 2015 03:21:16 GMT
A man appears in court in Hong Kong over the kidnapping for ransom of wealthy heiress Queenie Law, which sparked a massive manhunt. 
France expands spy agency powers  Wed, 06 May 2015 02:02:48 GMT
Controversial rules to strengthen French intelligence services, with the aim of preventing Islamist attacks, are approved by parliament. 
Cuba to hold 'mass gay wedding'  Tue, 05 May 2015 20:35:12 GMT
Gay rights activists in Cuba, led by the president's daughter, will hold a mass wedding this weekend, in a country where gay marriage is still not legal. 
Saudi king sacks aide over 'slap'  Tue, 05 May 2015 10:15:51 GMT
Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh. 
Kiwi waves slam California coast  Tue, 05 May 2015 19:13:58 GMT
A storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away. 
Gay couple win parenting court battle  Wed, 06 May 2015 02:35:32 GMT
A baby girl should be removed from her mother and live with her father and his boyfriend instead, a High Court judge rules. 
UKIP hopeful suspended over threat  Tue, 05 May 2015 20:33:48 GMT
A UKIP candidate is suspended after being filmed apparently threatening to shoot his Conservative rival. 
Alcohol price case at European court  Tue, 05 May 2015 23:53:47 GMT
Plans for a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland are due to be heard by judges at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. 
Essex trust has most 'never events'  Tue, 05 May 2015 23:11:08 GMT
A hospital trust at the centre of a police probe into data manipulation had more serious patient safety breaches than any other in England, it emerges. 
Offbeat moments from the campaign trail  Mon, 04 May 2015 23:08:52 GMT
Offbeat moments from the campaign trail 
Caravan, A Great British Love Story  Sun, 03 May 2015 20:42:12 GMT
The very British world of caravanning 
Election 2015 in pictures: 5 May  Tue, 05 May 2015 16:09:48 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 5 May 
In pictures: Royal baby introduced  Sun, 03 May 2015 08:02:45 GMT
Cheering crowds greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 
In pictures: The Sim Project  Fri, 01 May 2015 02:37:50 GMT
Robotic patients helping doctors to learn 
Week in pictures: 25 April-1 May 2015  Fri, 01 May 2015 13:42:24 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.