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The singer Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda Field, say they will "strenuously" defend themselves after a former employee takes legal action against them.
As new figures reveal the high death toll of teenagers in car crashes, there are renewed calls for the government to take action to improve young driver safety.
Cricket Australia announces it will conduct an independent review into the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
Liberal Democrat MP Tim Farron, the party's former president, tells the BBC he will stand in the party's leadership election.
Trading Standards warns people to be vigilant as the number of scams, especially involving fortune tellers and bogus relationships, are rising.
David Cameron makes his first visit to Wales since the Conservatives' general election victory.
The niece of a former monk who was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA appeals for help to find his body ahead of her visit to the search site.
A shortage of researchers in science, engineering, maths and medicine needs to be tackled, a higher education think tank warns.
Outgoing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he feels the pain of never winning the Premier League title.
A man who kept his girlfriend's body in a car boot after killing her had ended mental health treatment days before, a review reveals.
ITV staff are staging a 24-hour strike and planning a protest outside the broadcaster's annual meeting, in a dispute over pay.
Technology companies need to stop "extremely aggressive" tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC.
More than five emergency vehicles crashed a day on average in the West Midlands in the past three years, figures show.
On the first anniversary of his death, money raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton reaches more than £4.5m.
A chemotherapy drug can extend the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major "game-changing" study shows.
The chances of having a heart attack, stroke or dying young may be hidden in the palm of the hand, a study suggests.
The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.
Are City bonuses worth more than double the amount paid to full-time workers on minimum wage?
The Labour Party faces a period of much soul-searching about the best way to move forward from its disastrous election campaign, says Mark Mardell.
The tense new film using only sign language