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A British jihadist who faked his death so that he could return from Syria to the UK undetected admits four terrorism offences.
Actresses Maxine Peake and Suranne Jones will go head to head at the Manchester Theatre Awards, with both nominated for gender-swapping performances.
The former government Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell has paid £300,000 in legal costs after losing his libel case in the "Plebgate" affair.
Sky is to activate pornography filters on all broadband accounts unless users specifically opt out.
A British student has been rescued by Turkish authorities after losing his way on a trek and spending days without food and sleeping in a cave.
Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.
A newsagents abandons plans to sell the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo after receiving threats.
BBC Political Correspondent Robin Brant analyses disagreements over health and defence spending between two senior UKIP figures.
A drama teacher who had sex with a student over five years, starting when she was 17, is jailed for 12 months.
Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a Royal Air Force veteran who died without any family after an appeal was launched.
The former head of the secret intelligence service has said he believes a successful terrorist attack on the United Kingdom is "highly likely".
A student survives for eight nights on a mountain in Turkey by eating insects and sheltering in a cave.
Northampton's Ben Foden will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, putting his World Cup hopes in doubt.
The inquiry into historical child has been plagued with problems that remain unsolved, says Tom Symonds.
One of Bahrain's most prominent human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, has been sentenced to six months in prison over a comment he tweeted last year.
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen have entered and taken control of the presidential palace in the country's capital Sanaa, reports say.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls defends Labour's planned "mansion tax" after former Labour Cabinet minister Lord Mandelson calls it "crude".
Indonesia's transport minister says AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed too fast just before it stalled, crashing into the sea with the loss of 162 lives.
A father who supplied his teenage daughter with the drug MDMA and delayed getting medical treatment when she became ill admits her manslaughter.