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A question about pressure on Wales coach Warren Gatland draws a feisty response from defence coach Shaun Edwards.
More than 100 names have been suggested to chair an inquiry into historic child abuse, the top civil servant at the Home Office tells MPs.
Facebook hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers in which he said he wanted to kill a soldier, five months before the attack, the BBC learns.
At least 23 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
What went wrong with a cancer treatment that should have healed rather than harmed.
A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".
Former cabinet minister David Mellor is secretly recorded having a heated row and swearing at a taxi driver, a tabloid newspaper reports.
England are desperate for a winning one-day formula, but a tour of Sri Lanka could raise more questions than answers.
Many MEPs were surprised at how trenchant the Pope's criticisms were, after he directly addressed them on the current malaise in Europe.
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, Red Cross officials say.
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police.
Late nights, tikka masalas and flying around - Lewis Hamilton guides BBC Sport through his first days as a world champion.
A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.
The US economy grew much faster than first reported in the third quarter, official figures have shown.
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the Hajj pilgrimage is arrested two days after retuning to the country from exile in India.
A terminally ill woman would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier, according to an expert witness at Cardiff High Court.
Star Trek legend William Shatner denies rumours he will boldly go to switch on the Christmas lights in a Cheshire town.
Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo are accused of not doing enough to prevent attacks, following a review into Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder.
A man is arrested over a street murder where the victim died following a "horrific attack" in Glasgow.