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A man appears in court in Hong Kong over the kidnapping for ransom of wealthy heiress Queenie Law, which sparked a massive manhunt.
A baby girl should be removed from her mother and live with her father and his boyfriend instead, a High Court judge rules.
"Ben" is a 30-year-old single man, who lives in London, works in PR, and regularly pays for sex.
Potentially deadly Clostridium difficile infections have been treated with a dose of more Clostridium difficile.
Head teachers worried about protecting students from being radicalised are being offered seminars by their union.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu races to assemble a coalition government ahead of Wednesday's post-election deadline.
A Guatemalan woman dubbed Queen of the South, who ran one of the largest drug trafficking rings in Central America, is jailed by the US.
Could faith criteria be on the way out as a method of selecting pupils for church schools, asks Caroline Wyatt?
The parents' guide to what not to say to teenagers
More than 1,000 parts on the Airbus A350 XWB are 3D printed using materials that only recently became available to the manufacturing process.
Can social media really help with mental health?
The woman who posed as Rosie the Riveter
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says his Lebanon-based Shia group will attack Sunni al-Nusra Front militants on the Syrian side of the border.
A Chinook helicopter is due to assist with efforts to remove the wreckage of a small plane which crashed on a Perthshire hillside on Sunday.
Plans for a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland are due to be heard by judges at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.
Politicians will be campaigning across the country in the final push for Scottish votes before polling begins.
Violent storms sweep northern Germany, triggering a tornado that hit a small town and leaving one person dead in Hamburg.
Violent storms in northern Germany have caused widespread damage, triggering a tornado in a town and leaving one person dead in the city of Hamburg.
What does the never-ending rise in the power of computers mean for businesses and humans in general?
Are fears that cyber-warfare could lead to a new "Pearl Harbor" attack justified, or is the scale of the problem being overhyped?