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Several thousand people gather in northern Myanmar for the funerals of two teachers who activists allege were raped and killed by soldiers.
Householders could see a 3.99% increase in the portion of council tax paid to Gwent Police in 2015/16.
Deaths from diabetes-related conditions in Wales have fallen by more than a quarter in four years, a report for the Welsh government finds.
Andy Murray sees off Portugal's Joao Sousa in straight sets to earn a last-16 clash with Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open.
Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.
The first batch of a vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia and trials are expected to start soon.
A pedestrian has been killed on the A96 in Aberdeenshire after being hit by a vehicle in the early hours.
Average household incomes in Northern Ireland have been reduced by £375 a year due to tax and benefit changes, research has suggested
The bill for hosting the G8 in Fermanagh has been revised upwards to £92m, according to a new report.
Robbie Savage on Aston Villa's problems as Paul Lambert's side prepare to host Bournemouth in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
A senior judge sets out plans to "streamline" the "inefficient, time consuming and... very expensive" justice system in England and Wales.
Jessica Chastain on the issue of diversity in the movies
Asia's richest person Li Ka-shing is in talks to buy Britain's second-largest mobile provider O2 for up to £10.25bn ($15.4bn).
The story of two murdered boys - one Israeli, one Palestinian
John Simpson on how a flawed leader achieved greatness
Who was keeping Pharrell company in Davos?
'Finding fun for my kids is a full-time job'
Tenth seed Grigor Dimitrov outlasts former finalist Marcos Baghdatis over five sets to reach the last 16 at the Australian Open.
The Archbishop of York says his decision not to "lay hands" on a new male bishop a week after consecrating a female bishop is not a "political" one.
Growth in South Korea - Asia's fourth largest economy - fell to a six year low in the fourth quarter of last year, latest figures show.