Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Tony Kochhar gives tips on avoiding handshake strain which Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is said to be suffering from.
Pop group Culture Club cancel their forthcoming US and UK tour because singer Boy George has developed a throat condition and may need surgery.
Around 130 people could lose their jobs as the owners of Deeside-based Shotton paper mill announce 550 redundancies across Europe.
Can shaking too many hands be bad for your health?
Sales at Asda fall, hit by what the retailer calls 'a shockwave' in the supermarket sector, but retailer retains market share.
Anthony Brown's shock Maryland gubernatorial loss was blamed in part on the "rain tax" - a pithy name for an obscure stormwater management fee. It's the latest in a long-line of snappy - but deadly - political abbreviations, writes Taylor Kate Brown.
A senior police commander in charge inside Hillsborough tells the inquests how he stopped the match as the disaster unfolded.
A Newcastle supporters group still want Alan Pardew sacked as manager despite a run of five consecutive wins.
In the Netherlands thousands are signing up to Peerby, a website that allows users to borrow everyday items like a drill or ladder.
Dawlish train station on the Devon coast is closed as waves and gales batter the South West.
A London woman convicted of funding her husband's jihad in Syria has been jailed at the Old Bailey for 28 months.
A young woman is detained for four-and-a half-years for orchestrating a "revenge rape" on a teenager after telling her: "Snitches get stitches".
Police and fire officials are searching for a tiger on the loose in a town outside Paris, local authorities say.
A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.
Vehicles apparently used to transport soldiers killed in action have been seen crossing the Russia-Ukraine border, European monitors say.
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The prosecution in the World's End murder trial tells the jury there is considerable, powerful and overwhelming evidence to return a guilty verdict.
The new Band Aid single will receive its world premiere on ITV's X Factor results show this Sunday, it is confirmed.
An investigation finds the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby has been run over the wrong distance for five years.
Syria's neighbours are sharply cutting numbers of refugees they allow in as the world community fails to share the burden, say two prominent NGOs.