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The FA says it will consider requests for fans to be allowed to take bagpipes into Wembley for Scotland's forthcoming friendly against England.
World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit set to be dominated by the conflict in Syria.
Two senior Libyan officials are acquitted of "squandering public funds" by agreeing to pay $2.7bn (£1.7bn) in compensation to victims of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
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A teaching assistant sacked from an Ipswich school for keeping in touch with her convicted sex offender son is awarded £28,000 by a tribunal.
Airbus secures almost £12bn of new orders on day one of the Paris air show, more than three times those of rival Boeing.
The UK's net suppliers have rejected calls for default opt-out pornography filters to be applied to UK networks.
A British man has survived a fall from the 15th floor of a New Zealand apartment block, according to local media. The odds may be against it, but others have lived after even more dramatic plummets.
Security officials in Sao Paulo meet protest leaders in an attempt to avert violent clashes at a major demonstration later on Monday.
Confusing messages about how much alcohol is safe to drink in pregnancy is making it difficult for the NHS to tackle substance misuse, experts warn.
Controllers sever all communications with Europe's billion-euro Herschel space telescope, formally bringing to a close the observation phase of the mission.
BBC Radio 4 is censured by Ofcom over an interview featuring crime author Lynda La Plante, during which she used the word "retard".
A China-based supercomputer has been ranked the world's fastest, offering nearly double the processing speeds of the US's most powerful system.
New details have emerged about the air crash that killed Yuri Gagarin - the first man in space.
Liverpool push ahead with plans to make Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan their major summer signing.
England coach Hope Powell names injured trio Kelly Smith, Casey Stoney and Karen Carney in her Euro 2013 squad.
The Arts Council funds a new fellowship programme to train arts fundraisers of the future.
Police investigating the discovery of the dismembered remains of a woman in Edinburgh release images of four rings she was wearing.
Labour would keep open existing free schools but would not open any more, says Stephen Twigg. He also says all state schools in England should have the independence given to academies.