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The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is trying to bridge a split in the Anglican Church over same-sex marriage.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says retrospective bans for diving in the Premier League would be a disaster.
Twelve people dressed as Father Christmas invade the pitch during a football match between Cheltenham Town and Portsmouth.
The Welsh public have the right to decide what powers they want and what powers the UK should have, Carwyn Jones says.
President Obama says "there is no justification" for the shooting dead of two policemen in New York, amid tension over police tactics in the city.
Relatives of the 270 people who died in the Lockerbie bombing are to attend a memorial service in Washington to mark the 26th anniversary.
Pro-Europeans have got to "organise themselves properly" to defeat the "silly" arguments for leaving the EU, former Conservative Chancellor Ken Clarke says.
A man is arrested after a 28 year old dies after falling off the Avon Gorge in Bristol.
A 22-year-old man is arrested and charged in connection with the alleged rape of a woman in Edinburgh last month.
Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden tells the BBC that Kevin Pietersen should be in the England World Cup squad.
Former members of the armed forces who are sent to prison will be given more support, the Ministry of Justice says.
Police are advising residents to keep their windows and doors shut due to a fire at a large industrial building on Swansea enterprise zone.
John Freeman was best known for his direct interview style and spoke with Martin Luther King about an assassination attempt that left him fighting for his life.
A 44-year-old man dies after his motorbike is involved in a collision with a van on the A84 near Stirling.
How German markets captured the UK's imagination
An outbreak of norovirus leads to the closure of four wards at Southampton General Hospital.
Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.
Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.
The Cuban President, Raul Castro, has addressed the closing session of parliament just days after announcing an agreement with the United States to re-establish diplomatic ties.
A free helpline offers support to victims of domestic abuse over the Christmas and New Year holidays.