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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.
Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his prime minister and attorney general who had both criticised him over a financial scandal.
BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.
The mother of a baby girl from Londonderry who died at one of the world's leading children's hospitals has said lessons must been learned from the fatality.
Recent attacks by gulls on people and their pets have been widely reported. But are the birds misunderstood?
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Laura Thomas has been working as a driving instructor since 1938 and it is thought she is the United Kingdom's oldest.
Police continue to question a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a roadside shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
Five scouts, all aged 13, are found safe and well after an overnight search in a forest in south-west Scotland.
The body of Alan Drennan, the County Antrim man who died in Ibiza last week, is due to be flown to Dublin later on Tuesday.
Seven key themes and allegations that lie ahead for the undercover policing inquiry - and some of the real practical and legal problems it faces.
No students sign up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.
It is "distracting, frustrating and expensive" to have to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas, the head of a leading NHS hospital says.
Thirty-five of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault have been interviewed by New York Magazine.
US President Barack Obama is to deliver a keynote speech at the African Union's headquarters in Ethiopia, on the last day of his trip to East Africa.
Finishing the ultimate road trip, 55 years after it began
Allegations a Sydney student was preaching radical ideology at his school has prompted a state-wide audit.
Raw sewage polluted 40 beaches in the South West at the weekend, campaigners say.
Nato countries are to hold a emergency meeting to discuss Turkey's campaign against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.
A woman cut out of her mother's will is awarded a £164,000 inheritance in a case experts think could prove to be a landmark ruling.