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Pilots at German national airline Lufthansa said they would go on strike on Wednesday, affecting the airline's short and medium haul flights.
The first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary in the UK, covering some 90 hectares, is being opened in Solihull, West Midlands.
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Family fights to clear names of Nemtsov murder suspects
Author Sally Gardner is in the running to win this year's Carnegie Medal for children's writing, an award she won two years ago.
Ten of Britain's most wanted fugitives believed to be on the run in Spain are to be named by the National Crime Agency.
The Nigerian military says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Bama from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs says.
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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.
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Tidal and wave power offer hope for clean energy generation, but hurdles remain in maximising the potential power of the ocean.
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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.