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The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".
Former Labour voters prefer Yvette Cooper to fellow party leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn, a joint Newsnight/Ipsos Mori focus group suggests.
How poignant image sparked campaign to help Syrian refugee
West Brom agree a fee of £6m plus £2m in add-ons with Manchester United to sign defender Jonny Evans.
Europe's biggest migration crisis since WW2 is both a human tragedy and a moment of political risk for the European project, the BBC's Chris Morris says.
The Crown Prosecution Service is considering a file for a possible corporate prosecution over phone hacking at the now closed News of the World.
Pink Floyd's iconic inflatable pig "Algie" - which has been languishing in a Suffolk workshop for years - is withdrawn from auction.
Teresa Gorman, a leading Conservative rebel over the Maastricht Treaty in the 1990s, dies aged 83.
Pallab Ghosh assesses the evidence for the decision to extend the cull of badgers to control TB in cattle.
Jess Glynne tops the UK album chart with debut I Cry When I Laugh while Rachel Platten's Fight Song is the UK's number one single.
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC explains.
The two journalists shot dead in Virginia while broadcasting on breakfast television were shot in the head, medical officials say.
Which country's astronauts drink recycled urine?
The week's big numbers, visualised
Fishing boats search for more bodies after two migrant vessels capsized off Libya on Thursday, with 200 feared drowned.
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.
GB's Shara Proctor wins long jump silver at the World Championships, while Dina Asher-Smith comes fifth in the 200m.
The British Library declines an offer to store a large collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.
A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.