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Six statistics that shed a little more light on the state of race relations in the US, following the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.
Scottish Widows is to cut 130 jobs across the UK as part of a restructuring of its pensions and investments businesses.
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.
At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
A manhunt is under way after a husband and wife in their 50s were found stabbed to death in their home in Surrey.
The US engineering firm Caterpillar is planning to cut 140 jobs across its Northern Ireland operations, according to a trade union.
The story of one victim of paedophile care home boss
A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.
David Cameron faces criticism from his rival party leaders as new figures show net migration has gone up since the 2010 election.
The Holyrood parliament in Edinburgh is on course to receiving new powers, including on income tax, VAT and airport duty - but what will this mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK. Follow this explainer to find out more....
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.
The first fighters to operate from the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier could be American, BBC Newsnight has learned. Mark Urban explores the sensitive nature of the aircraft carrier issue for the UK.
Two gangs of men are convicted of a string of child sex crimes in Bristol involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls.
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.
The government is set to miss its immigration targets as net migration to the UK reaches its highest level since the 2010 general election.
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.