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People who breed dogs to be aggressive or used as weapons could be among those most punished under new dangerous dog sentencing guidelines.
MPs criticise the "worrying lack of co-ordination" between overlapping investigations into the so-called Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools last year.
Leading health experts are calling for pharmacists to step in to treat patients at every GP surgery in England to ease pressure on surgeries.
A US millionaire who was recorded in private appearing to confess to three killings is charged with murder and could face the death penalty.
The country where can pick a tax rate - and even pay in rams
Tidal and wave power offer hope for clean energy generation, but hurdles remain in maximising the potential power of the ocean.
Surprising things City workers want from Osborne
Scotland's back-up energy supply could be provided by a power station on offshore barges under an alternative plan to keeping Longannet open.
Mental health services for children and young people in England need a "complete overhaul", the government will admit later.
Jeremy Bowen reports as rival party leaders in Israel make their final appeals to voters on the last day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's elections.
The minimum wage will rise by 20p an hour to £6.70 and apprentices rates will jump by 20% to £3.30, the government announces.
Travelling through a country on the brink of falling apart
More Scottish health boards should be prosecuted when deaths occur or patients are harmed, according to the parents of a girl who died.
Liverpool's form has given them the opportunity to finish second in the Premier League, says manager Brendan Rodgers.
Scientists are trying to work out how and why the penguin's waddle evolved.
A 'giveaway' Budget , featuring major reductions in inheritance tax, is predicted in Tuesday's papers. The investigation into a Scotland Yard 'cover-up' over sex crimes, is also examined.
The BBC has heard claims that an investigation which allegedly uncovered child abuse by the late Liberal MP, Cyril Smith, was scrapped just after he was arrested in 1981.
Prince Harry says he is looking forward to a "new chapter" in his life after Kensington Palace confirms he will leave the Army in June.
Young people who attempt to travel to Syria to join Islamic State are "deeply misguided," Prime Minister David Cameron says.
As Manchester City and Arsenal face daunting tasks in the Champions League, we assess their prospects of upsetting the odds.