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How hard is it to stop being a lap dancer?
The making and unmaking of Oscar Pistorius
Reflections on the life and career of former DUP leader and Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.
It has been another day of intense campaigning in Scotland, ahead of next Thursday's referendum on independence.
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Rory McIlroy moves within two shots of leader Billy Horschel after carding a 65 in the Tour Championship second round.
Deadline-day signing Danny Welbeck can score 25 goals a season for Arsenal, says former England international Alan Shearer.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say "justice was not served" after South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is acquitted of murdering their daughter.
Two children and a woman are seriously hurt after a collision involving a van which left the road in Cardiff, temporarily closing a major commuter route in and and out of the city.
The US imposes new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy firms, hours after a similar move by the European Union.
The US Navy is continuing to search for a missing pilot, after two of its jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean, a spokesman says.
Treasury briefed RBS move before board decision
A seven-year-old girl, thought to have been shot in the head by her father in East Sussex, dies in hospital.
More than £1m is raised in less than 24 hours for a dogs' home in Manchester where a fire killed 60 dogs
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at one of Britain's biggest dogs' homes killed more than 60 animals.
Police are investigating the production of intravenous feeds after the deaths of two babies in hospital in London.
Nick Clegg has called for more power to be given to the English regions so they can "stand on their own feet".
Political and religious leaders react to the death of former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister Ian Paisley, as his family tell of their heartbreak.
Ian Paisley's forceful political style was often displayed at the European Parliament where, after being elected an MEP in 1979, he made sure his message heard loud and clear.
Malicious links posted on the chat forums of video games streaming site Twitch can spend money without users' authorisation, it has emerged.