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English children are less happy and satisfied than youngsters in developing countries, a new survey suggests.
How people are reacting across social media in the Gaza-Israeli conflict.
Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?
A member of a television crew filming for reality TV show, Cops, has been accidentally killed in cross fire by police officers who had responded to a robbery in Omaha.
How Scottish national identity shook off its 'kilted straitjacket'
Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.
Did Sherlock's creator predict the Channel Tunnel?
A sailor in Chile, Mauricio Ruiz, becomes the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay, and gets full backing of the Chilean Navy.
Labour is calling for technical universities to be created as part of a blueprint for reshaping the higher education system to create a hi-tech, high-income economy.
The UK is "deeply elitist" according to a new analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.
Three-quarters of cancer patients who are depressed are not getting the psychological therapy they need, researchers say.