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An under-fire prison in north-east England has seen a deterioration in safety, a report by inspectors says.
The people who choose to work in giant tunnels
A man is jailed, along with his friend, for injuring his own grandfather in order to steal £4,000 from a safe to spend at a strip club.
Oxfam calls for a multi-million dollar 'Marshall Plan' to help West African countries worst affected by Ebola recover from the crisis.
Two general elections occupy the front pages as the papers look ahead to the UK's poll and back to the one in Greece.
The Podemos party in Spain is anti-austerity and pro-democracy.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announces plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency after the mysterious death of a prosecutor.
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years
How a young survivor's drawings helped bring the Holocaust to life
Finding a new job after hanging up the tennis racquet
What does it take to join the wealthy elite?
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions.
Water everywhere in Malawi and not a drop to drink
Menachem Bodner is one of many Holocaust survivors searching for relatives 70 years on.
Victims of crime in England and Wales are still being let down by the justice system, says an independent review by Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove.
The woman who left Germany for a gorge on the Chechen border
How to build the world's tallest lift
Scotland's largest hospital is due to be officially handed over to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
Lance Armstrong is unimpressed with Brian Cookson's start as UCI boss but is sorry today's riders must keep answering drugs questions.
Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.