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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.
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Amnesty International says that it has "compelling evidence of beatings" of people kidnapped by separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.
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A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum on religious grounds.
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.
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Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela
A report by Ipsos Mori and Demos suggests that 18 to 30-year-olds today are in many ways to the political right of their parents and grandparents.