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Understanding the scale of the humanitarian crisis in Syria can be difficult. So imagine this: what if Syria were the UK?
Jeremy Paxman says he was approached to become a Conservative candidate for London mayor - but is not interested in it.
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will only be out for a "few weeks" with an ankle injury, says boss Louis van Gaal.
British soldier Ryan McGee, 20, jailed for two years for making nail bomb in Greater Manchester
Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee says Iris Robinson committed a serious breach of assembly rules, but First Minister Peter Robinson did not.
Micah Richards thinks he is "10 times better" than he was when he made his international debut aged just 18.
Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in raids at 80 airports.
Police in Austria arrest 13 people suspected of radicalising young people and recruiting them to fight in Syria.
Three high court judges grant prosecutors permission to retry one man accused of murdering Lanarkshire waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998.
Dr Michael McBride is appointed the new interim chief executive of Belfast Health Trust.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year.
A former council chief at the centre of a row over cash payments made in lieu of pension contributions was given a luxury Porsche lease car at taxpayers expense, BBC Wales learns.
One of Ireland's greatest ever rugby players, Jack Kyle, dies at the age of 88.
The Prime Minster has to pause while delivering a speech at a factory in the West Midlands as an alarm was sounding.
A police officer who witnessed the so-called "plebgate" row says it was a "nonsense incident" that should not have cost Andrew Mitchell his job.
South African opposition party leader Julius Malema and 11 of his MPs are suspended from parliament without pay for heckling the president.
In a film from Copenhagen, Politics Europe finds that Denmark is very green, but it's not very cheap.
An investigation into the rape trial of an Aussie rules footballer has been awarded Britain's leading sports book prize.
Papers seen by BBC Scotland suggest the Smith Commission contemplated more extensive welfare devolution until the final phase of talks.