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Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
There was a "significant pre-election jump" in the number of mortgage applications being approved, according to the High Street banks.
Google has confirmed that it is to introduce a "buy button" to its search results imminently.
Worcester boss Dean Ryan says the promotion system needs changing, despite winning the Championship play-off final.
Northern Ireland's top police officer questions a former police watchdog's claim that there were "hundreds and hundreds" of deaths as a result security force collusion during the Troubles.
Chinese electronics giant Lenovo has unveiled a phone with a built-in laser projector that can be used to display a virtual keyboard or display.
An investigation is launched into how a five-year-old boy was left at a safari park after a school day trip.
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned on the doorstep of a property in County Durham.
South African officials dismiss US allegations that a $10m (£6.5m) bribe was organised for top Fifa officials in order to host the 2010 World Cup.
Al-Qaeda has ordered its affiliate in Syria not to use the country to launch attacks on the West, the leader of al-Nusra Front says.
The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.
A woman who died after eating a sorbet on holiday in Greece had warned her travel agent and hotel about her food allergies, an inquest is told.
HIV drugs should be given at the moment of diagnosis, according to a major trial that could change the way the disease is treated.
Scientists say they may be able to explain why some cancers return, many years after they appear to have been cured.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson says she would be disappointed not to win a World Championships medal in Beijing this year.
A lorry carrying several tonnes of teddy bears is involved in a major collision, forcing a 16-mile closure of the A14 in Cambridgeshire.
MPs are to debate the arrest of several senior Fifa officials, after Commons Speaker John Bercow granted an urgent question.
English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says Friday's Fifa presidential election should still go ahead.
U2 are mourning the death of their "irreplaceable" tour manager Dennis Sheehan who has died of a suspected cardiac arrest.
The Christian-run bakery at the centre of a discrimination case over a so-called 'gay cake' is to appeal.