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Germany's deputy finance minister Steffen Kampeter says he wants Britain in the EU and "we will find ways to offer Britain a good chance to stay in".
Islamic State has upped the stakes with its latest video in its bid to force a final showdown with the West, says academic Shiraz Maher.
The Environment Secretary Liz Truss says that a bird flu outbreak at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire is not a threat to food safety.
A court in Northern Ireland has been told that MI5 secretly recorded a group of men as they planned attacks on police officers and judges.
An Egyptian woman becomes the second person to die of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the country in 2014, after contact with infected birds.
Volunteers have removed the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.
The Czech President Milos Zeman is booed and pelted with eggs during a speech in Prague.
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland goes on trial in connection with the death of a three-year-old boy.
Musician Paul Heaton has resigned as patron of Sheffield United after the club's decision to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans to train.
BBC Sport looks back at some of the most memorable clashes between Scotland and England.
FA chairman Greg Dyke writes to Fifa executives demanding they publish full findings from a World Cup corruption inquiry.
Welfare spending over the course of this Parliament has fallen by just £2.5bn despite reforms aimed at saving £19bn, economic forecasters say.
The 25th anniversary of the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution is marked by angry protests, with eggs thrown at President Milos Zeman.
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England have been "too fearful" to succeed in one-day international cricket, says former captain Andrew Strauss.
Four men appear in court charged with fraudulent activity following an investigation into the sale of Rangers FC in 2011.
World of Warcraft players experience crashes and bugs following the launch of a new expansion pack as it is the latest game to face server problems.
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Philip Spence, who beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept at a London hotel, is jailed for life with a minimum term of 18 years.