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'Sack Hopkins' getting more support than migrant rescue mission
The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.
Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.
A man is found guilty of the murder of mother-of-five Pennie Davis, who was found stabbed to death in a field in the New Forest last year.
The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.
Every state primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many modern freedoms.
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.
Shetland Islands Council loses a £14.2m appeal in a dispute with Highlands and Islands Airports (HIAL).
Two doctors are charged with manslaughter after a woman dies giving birth by emergency caesarean.
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case.
An Indonesian court sentences a US man to 18 years in jail for killing the mother of his girlfriend and hiding her body in a suitcase.