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Top alpine skier Charlie Guest hopes to be fit for the World Championships in February despite breaking her back last month.
Scotland's economy appears to be "growing but slowing", according to Bank of Scotland chief economist Donald MacRae.
The UK has taken new measures to tackle people trafficking, but a global effort is needed, and churches will be key, says Caroline Wyatt.
Should ministers be able to ban British citizens from coming home, asks Dominic Casciani?
Provincial Russians face hardship - but Putin escapes blame
The hidden lives of full-time carers
How the Taliban turns children into suicide bombers
Who's pouring millions of dollars into a failed state?
Who is most at risk of being murdered?
Telling learning-disabled about violence, without words
Lots of news about the Labour Party in Monday's press, including a call for former PM Tony Blair to be quizzed over the torture row, and Ed Miliband's plans to stop foreigners 'undercutting' British workers' pay.
Bitter regrets in one of the world's cosmetic surgery capitals
Is it possible to improve the umbrella?
Why is the popularity of space-based video games rocketing?
People working shifts in England have higher rates of obesity and long-term health problems than those doing normal hours, according to a major study.
Lewis Hamilton's dog Roscoe made an appearance on the red carpet at this years Sports Personality of the Year awards
The new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy is set to indicate he plans to rewrite his party's constitution to stress that Labour will run its own affairs in Scotland.
A new fee-free template for basic UK bank accounts has been revealed by the Treasury after a deal with major banks.
Workers on zero-hours contracts earn nearly £300 a week less than permanent employees, according to a new report.
David Cameron is to turn his fire on Labour's economic plans, saying they would permanently add to the UK's debt.