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The Yorkshire stages of the Tour de France have been described as a resounding success. Around 2.5 million people lined the route around the region over the weekend.
A sequel in which a tornado inexplicably whisks hundreds of sharks into the air and dumps them on New York has taken the US by storm.
Chart-toppers One Direction had the biggest selling album in the world last year - the sixth year in the last seven a British act has topped the global sales chart, according to new figures.
Justin Bieber appears to have taunted British actor Orlando Bloom on Instagram after their alleged row in a restaurant in Ibiza.
Actor Kenny Ireland, who has appeared alongside Victoria Wood and in Benidorm on TV, has died at age of 68.
Actor Kelsey Grammer has told the man who raped and killed his younger sister nearly 40 years ago he forgives him.
An athlete competing for Sierra Leone at the Commonwealth Games has revealed he spent four days in isolation over fears he had brought the deadly ebola disease into the UK.
UK scientists are to map 100,000 complete DNA code sequences in a "landmark" project that aims to revolutionise medicine, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.
Ofsted has been accused of putting pre-school children at risk and of not being fit for purpose over a backlog of nursery and childminder inspections.
An appeal has been launched to trace two teenagers from South Wales who were last seen more than a week ago.
Firefighters have been battling a blaze at a coal-fired power station in West Yorkshire.