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A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.
A judge ruling in Andrew Mitchell's High Court libel action says he is satisfied the MP used the word "pleb".
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.
The novelist, PD James, one of the most respected British crime writers, has died at the age of 94.
The Food Standards Agency has warned that 70% of fresh chickens sold in UK shops are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug.
The first fighters to operate from the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier could be American, BBC Newsnight has learned. Mark Urban explores the sensitive nature of the aircraft carrier issue for the UK.
The head of the games studio behind Assassin's Creed Unity emails players apologising for glitches in the game and offering compensation.
Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
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First Minister Carwyn Jones calls for Wales to be offered the same powers as Scotland and accuses the UK government of a "piecemeal approach" to devolution.
A manhunt is under way after the bodies of a couple in their 50s were found at a house in Surrey, as Duncan Kennedy reports
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An investigation is under way after a 13-month-old baby girl died at a nursery in Edinburgh.
Woman on subway flaunts Iran's dress code