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Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.
A former children's homes boss is found guilty of 26 charges of sexually abusing youngsters in Wrexham.
Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.
Ian Poulter says he would "love" to be Ryder Cup captain, and also says there is no rift between him and Tiger Woods.
A drunk honeymooner from Blackburn causes a flight to Cuba to be grounded in Bermuda, after threatening to kill everyone on board.
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
Finance minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.
Mark Reckless faces noisy scenes as he puts his first question to the prime minister since his election as a UKIP MP.
Two people are arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police say.
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The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
Police are examining allegations about Northern Ireland Assembly members' expenses after revelations in a two-part BBC Spotlight programme.
Sudan's government has asked the UN-Africa Union force in Darfur (Unamid) to shut its human rights office, the joint peacekeeping mission says.
BBC Breakfast challenges comedian Paul Merton to a game of 'Just a Minute'
The FTSE 100 rises, with BT shares higher after the owners of the EE mobile phone network confirm they are in talks over selling the business to the UK firm.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.
An illegal fly-tip in Purfleet, Essex has grown to almost a mile long provoking anger from people living nearby
Sol Campbell criticises Labour's mansion tax plan for chasing those who have "paid their dues ten times over".
A groundbreaking exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva is designed to show the relationship of artists to suffering.