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Who's pouring millions of dollars into a failed state?
Who is most at risk of being murdered?
Telling learning-disabled about violence, without words
Lots of news about the Labour Party in Monday's press, including a call for former PM Tony Blair to be quizzed over the torture row, and Ed Miliband's plans to stop foreigners 'undercutting' British workers' pay.
Bitter regrets in one of the world's cosmetic surgery capitals
Is it possible to improve the umbrella?
Why is the popularity of space-based video games rocketing?
People working shifts in England have higher rates of obesity and long-term health problems than those doing normal hours, according to a major study.
Lewis Hamilton's dog Roscoe made an appearance on the red carpet at this years Sports Personality of the Year awards
The new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy is set to indicate he plans to rewrite his party's constitution to stress that Labour will run its own affairs in Scotland.
A new fee-free template for basic UK bank accounts has been revealed by the Treasury after a deal with major banks.
Workers on zero-hours contracts earn nearly £300 a week less than permanent employees, according to a new report.
David Cameron is to turn his fire on Labour's economic plans, saying they would permanently add to the UK's debt.
A gunman takes several people hostage at a chocolate shop in the Australian city of Sydney.
Your at-a-glance guide to all the winners from Sports Personality of the Year 2014 in Glasgow.
Croydon boy Ben Haenow has been named this year's X Factor winner after going head to head with Fleur East in the 2014 final at Wembley Arena.
Lewis Hamilton is voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014, after winning his second Formula 1 world title.
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Rome on the eve of talks with the Israeli prime minister.
Kerry Smith resigns as a UKIP parliamentary candidate after apologising for offensive remarks he made in a phone call.
Lewis Hamilton is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014, with golfer Rory McIlroy second and athlete Jo Pavey third.