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MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of fraud.
Ofsted says there are record levels of good and outstanding schools. But is there an inspection equivalent of grade inflation?
An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is going to be announced.
In a mixed bag of headlines for Tuesday's press, a Conservative peer's suggestion that 'poor people can't cook' is making headlines, as does dire weather warnings.
The British nurse who survived Ebola says the “cultural ignorance” displayed in the Band Aid 30 lyrics is “cringeworthy”.
Why the word 'redskin' matters more than ever
Scottish employers are looking to take on more staff early next year despite a dip in confidence levels, according to a survey.
Legislation to set up a new independent Scottish food standards agency is to be passed by Holyrood.
The proportion of women who die during pregnancy, and in the weeks afterwards, has fallen in the UK, figures show.
Global efforts over the past decade have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, says the World Health Organization.
The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. How are we winning the fight against the disease?
The shop where everybody knows your name
Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a humorous look at capitalism
QPR defender Steven Caulker requires hospital treatment after suffering a head injury at a team lunch.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal admits his side were lucky to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's.
Trying to solve a Holocaust mystery
Security is raised at US embassies and bases, the White House says, ahead of the release of a report into harsh CIA interrogations.
Martina Navratilova has agreed to take on her first major coaching role with world number six Agnieszka Radwanska.
The BBC's Becky Milligan has lunch with Anna Soubry
Uruguay says it is granting complete freedom to six former Guantanamo Bay inmates released by the US to the South American country at the weekend.