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Blues artist BB King has been honoured with a street procession in Memphis a fortnight after his death at the age of 89.
Comedian and 30 Rock actor Tracy Morgan is settles his legal action against Walmart over the car crash which left him seriously injured and killed his friend.
Amir Khan is not distracted from Friday's bout with Chris Algieri in New York by a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather.
The UK's Methodist Church is to make a public apology after an investigation uncovered nearly 2,000 reported cases of abuse involving ministers, staff and members.
Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, loses control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long running legal battle.
A French barman is convicted of manslaughter and given a suspended sentence for allowing a customer to drink 56 shots that led to his death.
Japan's shares rose for the 10th consecutive session, marking its longest rally for more than a quarter of a century.
World football governing body Fifa is to open its annual congress despite sponsor concerns over the arrest of senior officials on corruption charges.
China says a Henan nursing home which caught fire killing 38 people was poorly constructed, and top-level prosecutors are investigating.
Young women travelling to Syria to join Islamic State often end up "domestically isolated in severe conditions", new research claims.
Growth in the Philippine economy slowed in the first quarter of the year to its lowest annual pace since 2011.
Malaysia is investigating 12 policemen suspected of involvement in human-trafficking camps found in the remote north of the country.
A small survey in the United States finds 10% of people have skin reactions after getting a tattoo.
Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.
Jawbone sues rival California fitness technology firm Fitbit, accusing it of stealing commercially sensitive data.
Labour's general secretary objects to a bid by former firebrand councillor Derek Hatton to rejoin the party.
Pussy Galore is to be reunited with James Bond in an official new 007 novel by Anthony Horowitz.
A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.
A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.
Bahrain seemed to be on the brink of revolution in 2011 - but has that spark now been extinguished, asks Frank Gardner.