A factory worker died from severe burns when he became trapped in an industrial oven, a court hears.
Edinburgh University launches an investigation into threats of rape made by members of an American-style "fraternity" organisation.
A pregnant woman killed her three children before writing "I love you" on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest hears.
Police arrest five people in east Belfast over the death of a mother of five, which is being treated as murder.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
The chemicals giant Ineos is expected to announce plans to invest more than £6m in UK shale gas production.
Leroy Rosenior feels Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager "makes a mockery" of an ongoing FA inquiry.
US comedian Bill Cosby has once again refused to comment when asked about sexual assault allegations that have been made against him.
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
The Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice has rejected the UK's challenge to its cap on bankers' bonuses.
A South Wales Police officer tried to cheat his way out of a speeding ticket by changing his car number plates, a court hears.
David Cameron tells MPs there are no plans to change the funding formula used to decide spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Artist David Hockney, 77, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that he is working harder than ever from his home in Los Angeles.
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UK retail sales rise 0.8% October compared with September, and is 4.3% up on October 2013, according to official figures.
The Office for National Statistics has announced the market value of the UK.
Wealthy countries are set to meet in Berlin to pledge cash to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.
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Taylor Swift becomes the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 song chart.
The global financial services company Citi is creating 600 new jobs in Belfast, in an investment worth £54m.