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A DUP councillor who claimed she had been "bullied" by the party resigns ahead of an internal disciplinary inquiry.
David Cameron is among the first MPs to take the oath - and retake his seat - at the start of the new parliamentary session.
The family of a soldier found dead at Deepcut Barracks urges a coroner to let her body be exhumed so a "full inquiry" can be held.
Dave King is free to take up the chairman's role at Rangers after being passed "fit and proper" by the Scottish FA.
High Street retailer Next has been hit with a £22.4m tax bill after a court found it diverted profits made in the UK offshore to avoid paying tax.
A complaint against former Respect MP George Galloway over his use of parliamentary funds has been referred to the police, the parliamentary standards watchdog has confirmed.
The US State Department says it expects to release emails from Hillary Clinton's private server in January - just two weeks before the Iowa caucus.
The BBC announces it will devote an entire day of programming to the 2015 FA Cup final across TV, radio and online.
Woman hailed after robust retort to online harassment
Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
The Scottish government says its Help to Buy scheme is almost fully subscribed - less than two months into this year's round of funding.
Carl Froch would regret retiring from boxing without fighting in Las Vegas, says fellow former world champion Ricky Hatton.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman, Samantha Thomas, 29, dies in a fire in Cwmbran.
Eleven care homes across Northern Ireland could be set to close, the BBC understands
A titanium floor will protect the Bloodhound supersonic car from a maelstrom of grit when it tries to break the land speed record later this year.
The Police Federation in England and Wales will stand up to "bullying", its chairman Steve White says.
A general election in Thailand is to be delayed following a decision by the military government to hold a referendum on a new constitution.
Hezbollah leader swears by lemonade
Asda says 2015 could be the most 'challenging year yet' for the big supermarkets, after reporting a fall in first quarter sales.
A primary school pupil in Kirkintilloch finds a new way to beat the traffic on the school run by canoeing there with her father.