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MPs will get a chance to vote on lowering the voting age to 16, David Cameron says at prime minister's questions.
Venezuela demands that neighbouring Guyana stop US oil company Exxon from carrying out oil exploration in disputed waters.
A Welsh MP calls for an independent inquiry on sheep-dip poisoning that left hundreds of farmers with debilitating health problems.
The number of deaths in Scotland rose by 18% in the first quarter of this year, according to official figures.
The City believes tonight’s Mansion House speech will fire the starting gun on the sale of the biggest disaster of the financial crisis
A woman talks about why she ran away from her forced marriage to a man she had never met, after threats of violence from her family.
The Christian-run bakery that lost a discrimination case over a so-called 'gay cake' has outlined the grounds on which it is appealing the judgement.
A 34-year-old Cardiff man becomes the first person in the UK to be prosecuted under forced marriage laws introduced a year ago.
Islamic State militants in Mosul mark the first anniversary of their capture of Iraq's second city, which sent shockwaves around the world.
How a car fitted with sensors might help stop cars being damaged by potholes
A torso found inside a suitcase is identified as a Lithuanian woman, as police reveal further body parts are discovered.
An Army reservist was found still clutching a water bottle when he died in "heatwave" conditions during a Brecon Beacons SAS test march, an inquest hears.
Baseball fan Micah Graves makes an amazing crowd catch whilst watching minor league side Biloxi Shuckers, all recorded on the camera worn on his head.
German-born composer and big band leader James Last has died, his manager says.
A Nobel laureate apologises for offence caused by comments he made about the "trouble with girls" in science - but says he was being "honest".
There will be no immediate response to the final report of the commission looking at airport expansion, government sources say.
The bidding process for the 2026 World Cup is postponed amid allegations around the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.
Mobile firm Vodafone is entering the home broadband market in the UK with a £10 superfast broadband offer.
Six people are arrested in a corruption inquiry over Rome city hall contracts, prompting a protest against centre-left Mayor Ignazio Marino.
An outbreak of the Mers virus has claimed nine lives in South Korea and authorities are taking steps to curb the spread of the disease and reassure the public.