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Figures show interest in becoming a London taxi driver is falling and Uber is being blamed.
Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found at a house in Linwood, Renfrewshire, as suspicious.
A 92-year-old woman found dead in the Avon Gorge last week had been plagued by phone calls and requests for donations from charities, her friend says.
Britain's Mark Cavendish sprints to a third stage win on a rain-soaked fifth leg of the Tour of California.
A third man is arrested over alleged death threats against the Oldham Athletic Football Club manager.
A mother and her twin daughters who were found dead at a house were strangled, a post-mortem examination finds.
Four River Plate players are taken to hospital after being sprayed with an irritant by Boca Juniors fans in the Copa Libertadores.
A massive eel caught by fishermen off the coast of Devon narrowly misses the British record.
Scientists say they can figure out if someone has been taking drugs by analysing their fingerprint.
You sign up to a stem cell or bone marrow register. You forget about it. Then years later you get a phone call.
David Cameron is to meet SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to discuss powers for the Scottish Parliament.
A writer who penned her first novel in her 40s is among three female authors shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for new fiction.
The wreckage of a US military helicopter that went missing after a second earthquake hit Nepal has been found, the army says.
Maria Sharapova and Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ease into the Italian Open quarter-finals in Rome.
BB King, known as the King of Blues dies aged 89 in Las Vegas.
Prince Harry has been continuing his tour of New Zealand, meeting locals and learning about the country's culture and heritage.
SABMiller has agreed to acquire Meantime Brewing Company, a craft brewer based in Greenwich, London.
Manchester United to sell Robin van Persie and Angel Di Maria to make room for Gareth Bale and Arsenal eye Kasper Schmeichel.
UK rail workers are to stage a 24-hour strike from 5pm on Monday 25 May in row over pay, the RMT union says.
World number one Rory McIlroy is five shots off the Wells Fargo Championship lead at Quail Hollow, North Carolina.