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A £30m work programme is launched to help thousands of long-term unemployed people find jobs.
Eight months after Virgin Galactic's space plane crashed in the Californian desert killing one of the pilots, his British colleague has talked exclusively to the BBC about the accident.
Images of five people who were at the 1989 Hillsborough disaster have been released by police as part of their witness appeal.
Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes could be banned on a Pembrokeshire beach as part of a pilot scheme.
The first four refugees to be moved from an Australian detention centre on Nauru to Cambodia under a controversial deal arrive in Phnom Penh.
Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer warns David Cameron not to be too sure of German support in his drive to reform the EU.
Patients in mental health care units smoke more than three times as much as the general population, Public Health England figures suggests.
If you want an example of how much energy security officials are putting into the question of possible threats from Syria, have a look at the case of a man known by the cypher "AZ".
Parents and children attending a south Belfast school could become the victims of racist attacks if their classes are moved to another location, warns the NI Council for Ethnic Minorities.
A lawyer who defended former Guatemalan military leader Efrain Rios Montt against genocide charges is shot dead.
Alton Towers will remain closed until the cause of a rollercoaster crash that left 16 people injured is discovered, its chief says.
Adult social care firms are struggling to hire, retain and train staff as a result of cuts to council budgets, a survey of senior officials suggests.
The Queen will join members of the Women's Institute later at the organisation's centenary annual meeting at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
A worker in an aquarium on the Pacific island of New Caledonia has been filmed hugging a leopard shark while taking a break from cleaning the tank.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to be become the chairman of an organisation that combats anti-Semitism and racism in Europe.
Live anthrax was mistakenly sent to 51 labs in 17 American states and three other countries, more than double the original estimate.
Two MPs will have their legal challenge to the government's emergency surveillance law heard by the High Court later.
Relatives of some of the hundreds missing after a boat capsized on China's Yangtze River visit the site to protest against a lack of information.
Letters from the 1980s have been released, in which MP Geoffrey Dickens called for then-Home Secretary Leon Brittan to ban a pro-paedophilia group.
The Home Office has "insufficient information" on how much further it can cut police funding without "degrading services", a report says.