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Errors that led to fingerprint and DNA records of hundreds of terrorism suspects being deleted were more widespread than thought, it has emerged.
Mishal Husain looks at concerns about how the EU referendum could affect those living on Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland.
Young Scots from disadvantaged areas are four times less likely to go to university than those from wealthy backgrounds, researchers find.
Championship side Reading sack manager Brian McDermott, with his second spell at the club lasting just five months.
Nicola Adams completes her full set of international honours by winning flyweight gold at the AIBA World Championships.
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.
Wales skipper Sam Warburton will miss Sunday's game against England at Twickenham with Dan Lydiate captaining the team.
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.
Stories by children about the perils of reality TV judging, dementia and a bloodthirsty pig are among the winners of this year's 500 Words.
Using so-called once-a-day sunscreen is not fully effective against the sun's harmful rays, research by Which? has found.
Footballer Ched Evans' retrial for rape will be held in October, a High Court judge announces.
The criminal justice system in England and Wales is failing victims and witnesses and is close to "breaking point", a committee of MPs warns.
Boxer Tony Bellew speaks about his hard training regime, working with "Mr Stallone" and the Z-Cars music keeping him up at night.
Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as Manchester United manager, on a three-year deal.
Following Jose Mourinho's appointment as Manchester United manager, BBC Sport looks at the Special One's record in numbers.
David Cameron hits back at claims he is a "closet Brexiteer," insisting he is "passionate" about the UK remaining in the European Union.
A halt is called to the deployment of a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station when it fails to open up as expected.
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.