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South Africa holds a day of "prayer and reflection" for President Nelson Mandela, the first in a week of commemorative events.
What did Mandela really do for South Africa?
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
Car bomb destroys police station in Colombia, killing at least eight people; authorities blame it on the country's biggest rebel group, the Farc.
MPs are set to get an 11% pay rise - an extra £7,600 - when a parliamentary watchdog publishes its final recommendations on salaries this week.
Readers share extracts of novels they wrote in a month
Of all metals, why did people decide this one was precious?
Why everyone flying to the Cook Islands will know this man
Are old cricket films key to the sport's heritage?
A return for some New Labour "big-hitters" and an 11% increase in MPs' pay are among a range of political stories leading the papers on Sunday.
Cases of the Clostridium difficile infection among patients aged 65 and over have fallen sharply in recent years, the Scottish government says.
Members of Falkirk Labour will choose their general election candidate after the row over the party's selection process.
A US-inspired scheme which provides support for teenage mothers in Scotland is to be extended to more health board areas.
How a comic book aims to highlight Brian Epstein's role in the Beatles success
How singing can help a chronic lung condition
South African choral group remembers sharing a stage with Nelson
Fourteen prisoners alleged to have been held in secret and without charge by the Pakistani army appear before the Supreme Court in Islamabad.
Darren Barker's career could be over after a dislocated hip contributes to him losing his IBF middleweight title to Felix Sturm.
The African Union is to increase significantly the number of troops it plans to send to end communal fighting in the Central African Republic.
Tropical marine fish facing contamination at a Norfolk sea life centre "battered" by tidal foods are "happy" in their new home after an emergency evacuation.