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Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot's teaching career came to "an abrupt end" over a claim he indecently propositioned a schoolboy, a jury hears.
About 700 teachers in Kenya are refusing to return to work in the north-east of the country fearing attacks by Somali Islamist militants.
Chelsea sign Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for an initial £23.3m on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Five police officers who had been granted temporary anonymity at an inquest into a man shot with a Taser are named by the coroner.
Survivors recall horror of Boko Haram raid on their town
Cases of Ebola in West Africa have reached their lowest level in months; is the worst of the outbreak now over?
A 24-year-old man goes on trial accused of the murder of an 85-year-old woman at her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh.
US President Barack Obama sends a $4tn (£2.6tn) budget proposal to Congress with significant tax rises, primarily on firms and the wealthy.
The debate on English votes for English laws is getting more complicated and it could be about to get more bloody, writes James Landale.
German international winger Andre Schurrle completes a £22m move from Chelsea to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.
BBC's Panorama spends a week with one emergency department
Technology giant Apple is expected to raise at least $5bn by issuing bonds despite sitting on a cash pile of $178bn.
PM David Cameron says potentially hundreds of lives were saved in Britain after a piece of counter-terrorism intelligence was supplied by Saudi Arabia.
A terminally ill schoolboy whose inspirational story helped to raise more than £35,000 for charity in the past week has died.
The roof of a bus has been ripped off after it hit overhanging trees in central London.
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy has asked his Twitter followers whether they would renounce their nationality if it meant they could be freed.
A bomb kills three people outside a stadium in the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, minutes after a rally by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Plans to build a power station at a Milford Haven gas storage plant are being mothballed by owners.
Opposition leader Ed Miliband was asked about his "life experience" outside politics in a Facebook and Sky News question and answer session with young voters
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace for the second day in a row at the first test as McLaren-Honda continue to struggle.