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A physicist, a graphic memoirist and an organiser of home care workers are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross want to speak to a Latvian man seen on the same canal towpath used by the schoolgirl.
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire.
A 65-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed inside his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.
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The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
A new file released by the National Archives has confirmed the use of an 'agente provocatrice', known as Fifi, in World War Two operations.
A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan.
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the latest unemployment figures are "very encouraging".
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.
Three people from Northern Ireland and one from the Republic are hurt in a Florida plane crash on Monday.
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Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.