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Saunas and streaking - what life is really like at the South Pole
A funeral service is due to be held for a couple and their granddaughter who died when a bin lorry crashed in Glasgow city centre.
Lifesaving equipment, medicines and vehicle parts were stolen from ambulances in the past three years, figures show.
What one thing would you take if you were leaving forever?
All the UK-based passengers and crew from two flights taken by a British nurse who contracted Ebola have now received health advice, officials say.
A ship carrying 450 migrants, which was abandoned by its crew off Italy, arrives at the port of Corigliano Calabro.
A ship abandoned by its crew off Italy with 360 migrants on board has arrived at the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro, the coastguard says.
Buckingham Palace has denied "any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors" by Prince Andrew, after he was named in US court papers.
Convicted rapist and former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans has been offered a contract by Maltese club Hibernians.
Premiership leaders Northampton extend their winning run to seven games with a hard-fought victory over Newcastle.
The FA Cup third round in numbers
Ways to start saving for Christmas 2015
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor beats Vincent van der Voort 5-3 to reach the PDC World Championship semi-finals.
Cardiff beat Colchester at a near-empty Cardiff City Stadium to become the first team to reach the FA Cup fourth round.
A former councillor apologises after a community's war commemorations had to be abandoned because he lied about applying for lottery funding.
Alan Pardew leaves Newcastle United to become the new manager at Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he demanded respect from the US during an encounter with American Vice-President Joe Biden in Brazil.
A bed and breakfast damaged by a sinkhole more than eight months ago could remain closed indefinitely, its owners have said.
Can young Native Americans reclaim their identity?
The Palestinians submit the documents required to join the International Criminal Court to the UN, in a move opposed by Israel and the US.