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Two policemen die and six others are injured in a "terrorist bomb attack" on the island of Sitrah in Bahrain, the government says.
The bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people may have reached a speed of 25mph as it hit pedestrians, a fatal accident inquiry hears.
Former South Africa and Nottinghamshire all-rounder and captain Clive Rice dies at the age of 66.
The public should not expect to see a police officer after crimes such as burglary, the head of the new National Police Chiefs' Council tells the BBC.
UK economic growth accelerated to 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production.
A court in Libya sentences Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.
Social housing tenants hit by the so-called bedroom tax should get more financial help from the Welsh government, AMs say.
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is available to compete in the World Athletics Championships in August.
Archaeologists say a Pictish fort uncovered during a dig near Stonehaven is the oldest in Scotland.
The European Union is "very effective" at solving problems, Britain's top official in Brussels says, amid reports members are becoming more receptive to UK demands to renegotiate its membership.
How radioactive material was left on Tube and planes
The disabled people who are beaten and chained
Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron outlines plans to stop foreigners from buying UK homes with "plundered or laundered cash" as part of a "global effort" to defeat corruption.
At nearly 37 years of age, Jia Jia is thought to be the oldest panda ever kept in captivity.
More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if the deaths of a married couple were a murder-suicide, according to reports.
Retailer Amazon enters the UK streaming market with Prime Music, a new service available to Amazon Prime customers as part of their annual subscription.
Jen Welter becomes the first female coach in the NFL after being appointed by the Arizona Cardinals.
Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords and apologises for "the pain and embarrassment" caused after he was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.