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Two city squares in Bristol could become Britain's first major public outdoor spaces to go smoke-free when a voluntary pilot launches later.
The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus are due to begin in Liberia.
A family whose son died after surgery at a paediatric heart unit in Leeds is told serious mistakes were made in his treatment.
A Mersey ferry is to undergo a transformation into a brightly coloured "dazzle ship" thanks to the man behind a famous Beatles album cover.
Police in Thailand are investigating two bomb explosions outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok, the first such incident since a military coup in May.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the owners of an unnamed chain of shops have been arrested for artificially creating long queues.
Campaign to raise awareness of stroke symptoms saves thousands from lasting damage, Public Health England says.
More than 90 NHS organisations back a terminally ill doctor's campaign to encourage healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients.
A spending target for international aid must be kept in place despite the number of low-income countries falling, a Commons committee says.
Leading universities describe plans to cut the tuition fees cap from £9,000 to £6,000 being considered by Labour as "implausible".
One of England's oldest football clubs Sheffield Wednesday has become the latest to be taken over by a Thai businessman.
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Financial group Scottish Friendly is set to double in size after announcing it is close to securing the takeover of another mutual.
A significant number of people have struggled to find suitable private-rented accommodation in Scotland, according to a report.
Australian journalist Peter Greste, freed from prison in Egypt on Sunday, will not rest until two colleagues are also released, his family says.
The permanent inclusion of 16 and 17-year-olds on the Scottish electoral system is expected to take a step forward later.
Various education stories share space in Monday's headlines with political rows and a story about Britain's rival to the famed "American sniper".
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