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A highly critical government report says Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor.
At one time there were probably as many Christians in Asia as in Europe - this, says former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, has been forgotten.
Jordan may have a key role in helping to combat IS, but must guard against domestic upheaval, says Omar Ashour.
Pope Francis has proved to be serious about reform - but there remain limits, says Ed Stourton.
Scientists gain new insights into what lies at the very centre of the Earth, with a US-Chinese team saying its inner core is made of two parts.
Malaysia's top court is to deliver its ruling on an appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against his sodomy conviction.
US chipmaker Qualcomm will pay $975m (£640m) to Chinese authorities to end a 14 month anti-trust investigation into its patent licensing practices.
The app that lets you stop burglars in their tracks remotely
HSBC scandal shows lack of urgency on tax crackdown
Egypt's president in trouble over starchy 'leak'
The allergy that makes it almost impossible to eat out
South Korea-based Samsung has just begun domestic sales of high-end televisions with a smart interface powered by its own Tizen operating system.
Paisley, Govan and Fraserburgh are awarded £5.68m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore historic buildings and boost the economy.
With the Premier League set to announce a record £4.4bn TV rights deal, the money keeps on pouring in, says Dan Roan.
England are taking momentum into the World Cup, which starts on Saturday, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
Calls from the prime minister for firms to give employees a pay rise lead some newspapers, while other titles focus on revelations about HSBC's Swiss banking arm.
Police in Port-au-Prince clash with thousands of anti-government protesters angry about the high cost of fuel.
Four people including a child have been killed, and several others injured, in an accident involving a tipper truck in Bath.
A huge search operation is under way to find the shark that killed a Japanese surfer off the New South Wales coast.
A former Home Office researcher says a bullying culture at Rotherham Council led to her warnings of child sexual exploitation being suppressed in 2002, years before action was finally taken.