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Two officers from Scotland Yard's Diplomatic Protection are sacked for sending obscene images from their mobile phones.
Charlie Austin helps Queens Park Rangers climb out of the bottom three with a hat-trick as his side came from 2-0 down to beat West Bromwich Albion.
The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.
Prize money for next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada is set for a big increase with the winners earning nearly £1.3m.
Alex Salmond calls for England to hold a "peasants' revolt type referendum" on its own constitutional future.
A cyclist in China avoids serious injury after being knocked off his bike by a truck at a busy junction.
The Irishman who is England's new one-day captain
Hereford United fans plan to form a new club after it was wound up at the High Court in London for failing to pay off its debts.
Scotland's top prosecutor reaffirms his belief that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is guilty of killing 270 people in the Lockerbie bombing.
BBC weather presenter John Hammond has been to the Cairngorms to find out how experts predict an avalanche.
Four Afghan detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
Reve De Sivola edges out Zarkandar to win the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot for the third consecutive year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Macau to mark the 15th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China.
With the collapse of Pelamis Wave Power, the Scottish government is taking on the cutting edge technology. It faces big financial and technology challenges. So how much does it tell us about Scottish industrial strategy?
Steven Whittaker prevents Derby from going back to the top of the Championship as he strikes late to earn Norwich a point.
A teacher is banned from teaching after sending sexually motivated texts and social media messages to female pupils.
Formula 1 bosses are looking into the possibility of introducing more powerful but cheaper engines in the next few years.
Former Olympian Ron Hill completes his ambitious goal of running at least a mile a day for 50 years.
A police officer suffers minor injuries in a crash while escorting an ambulance in Cardiff.
A woman is robbed at knifepoint after being grabbed by man as she crossed a road in Edinburgh.