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No students sign up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.
It is "distracting, frustrating and expensive" to have to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas, the head of a leading NHS hospital says.
Thirty-five of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault have been interviewed by New York Magazine.
US President Barack Obama is to deliver a keynote speech at the African Union's headquarters in Ethiopia, on the last day of his trip to East Africa.
Finishing the ultimate road trip, 55 years after it began
Allegations a Sydney student was preaching radical ideology at his school has prompted a state-wide audit.
Raw sewage polluted 40 beaches in the South West at the weekend, campaigners say.
Nato countries are to hold a emergency meeting to discuss Turkey's campaign against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.
A woman cut out of her mother's will is awarded a £164,000 inheritance in a case experts think could prove to be a landmark ruling.
South Korea's PM Hwang Kyo-ahn declares a "de facto end" to the Mers virus outbreak, after no new infections are reported for 23 days.
Shares in Asia open in negative territory on Tuesday after mainland China saw a dramatic sell-off the previous day.
The Boy Scouts of America vote to lift its ban on gay people serving as adult leaders in the organisation.
Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research suggests.
A profile of Labour leadership contender and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.
American and British intelligence used a secret relationship with the founder of a Swiss encryption company to help them spy during the Cold War, newly released documents analysed by the BBC reveal.
What are the roots of the word 'tunnel'?
A Pictish fort uncovered during an archaeological dig on the Aberdeenshire coast is believed to be Scotland's oldest.
Last year international banking giant HSBC suddenly closed the bank accounts of several prominent British Muslims. Why?
Do women who take part in terrorist acts have different motivation from men, asks Bridget Kendall.
Why Britain does not owe reparations to India