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US tyre firm Goodyear agrees to pay $16m to US regulators over allegations it failed to stop persistent bribery in its Kenyan and Angolan operations.
It happens to all of us - but can it wreck a political career?
Sea levels along the northeast coast of the US rose dramatically during 2009-2010 in an event scientists describe as "very unusual".
Oil services company Archer confirms it is losing more than 400 jobs from its UK operations, many of which are based in Aberdeen.
One of the most famous US news anchors, Bill O'Reilly of Fox News, rejects allegations he exaggerated his involvement in the Falklands War in 1982.
A primary school in County Antrim has made a social media video to highlight their acute lack of classroom space for the growing number of pupils.
The number of people on electoral registers in England and Wales dropped by 920,000 between March and December last year, the Electoral Commission says.
Three missing UK teenagers believed to be heading to join Islamic State militants are thought to have crossed into Syria, police say.
British military personnel are to be sent to Ukraine in the next few weeks to provide advice and training, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
Police should not have released confidential details to the BBC about a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, a report concludes.
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's violent conduct ban is reduced from three games to two.
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger welcomes the pressure ahead of the Champions League clash with his former club Monaco.
How Islamic State helps foreigners reach Syria
A fatal accident inquiry will not be held after a man was convicted of murdering a six-week-old baby in Aberdeen.
Staging the Qatar 2022 in winter is "the best thing that's ever happened to England", says Phil Neville.
Toronto Police are asking the public to help identify the purpose of a bunker 10ft (3m) underground found near a Pan-Am Games site.
Police Scotland is facing a £6m shortfall in its budget because of delays in receiving cash under proceeds of crime legislation.
The death risk from smoking may be much higher than previously thought - tobacco kills up to two in every three smokers not one in every two, data from a large study suggests.
The FTSE 100 share index closes at a new high, surpassing the previous record set in December 1999.