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Doctors have appealed for more information to help ''Robert,'' a man who cannot remember any details of his life including his name, age or where he is from.
The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued unrest.
Is there any science behind Planet of the Apes?
A planned subsea electricity cable connecting two sides of the Moray Firth is approved by the industry regulator, developer SSE says.
Many NHS trusts in England have temporarily shut maternity units in the past year, commonly because of lack of staff and beds, a BBC investigation shows.
Thousands of families in Wales are at risk of missing the chance to claim back wrongly paid care home fees.
Artist Andres Amador explains how his skill at creating stunning beach designs with a rake has enthralled audiences across the world.
For some, the Scottish referendum campaign has gone on too long, but other voters still need more information.
A separatist leader tells the BBC that militants will not surrender, despite a crackdown by Ukrainian forces.
David Cameron's "deal" to push through his new data interception legislation, and the tale of the mother who heard her dead son's heart beating are among the stories in Friday's press.
Tributes pour in for celebrated Indian actress Zohra Sehgal who has died in the capital, Delhi, aged 102.
NHS England says it does not know how many hospital beds are needed to deal with increasing demand for children's mental health services.
Coastguards put out an urgent appeal for a lone yachtsman missing in the North Sea to get in touch and ask other vessels to keep a lookout.
An overloaded minivan ferrying children home from kindergarten in China's Hunan province crashes into a pond, killing all 11 on board.
Thousands of music fans are arriving in Perthshire for the last T in the Park festival to be hosted at Balado airfield.
Sutherland-based salmon farmer Loch Duart Ltd signs a deal to supply hundreds of tonnes of salmon waste to a nutrition company.
Almost a quarter of 13 and 14-year-olds in Scotland have tried electronic cigarettes, according to Ash Scotland.
The Church of England says it no longer has any investment in payday lender Wonga, ending an embarrassment to the Archbishop of Canterbury.
How's Labour immigration policy shaping up?