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The European Parliament rejects Hungary's EU commissioner-designate as unsuitable for the education and culture post.
A Welsh teaching union raises concerns that annual reading and numeracy tests are undermining the confidence of pupils.
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, dies in New York at the age of 84.
How patients' relatives search in vain for treatment
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?
Computer code that can turn almost any device that connects via USB into a cyber-attack platform has been shared online.
Jules Bianchi's condition is described as "critical but stable" by the FIA following his crash in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Somali government and African Union forces have taken full control of the last port city held by militant Islamists, officials say.