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Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.
Tories and Labour have in effect made it impossible for a new government to boost the tax rates for taxes that raise 75% of all Treasury revenue. Is this reckless?
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service apologises to a 93-year-old woman who had to wait 10 hours for an ambulance to take her to Altnagelvin hospital.
Only about 400 well-off pensioners have returned their winter fuel allowance, despite a minister's appeal.
Lance Armstrong should avoid "ambushing" the Tour de France by taking part in a charity ride, says a Wada chief.
Indian police make their first arrest in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal, a case which sparked national outrage.
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.
Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.
Can anyone stop Marc Marquez? How will the British riders fare? Azi Farni looks at the new MotoGP season which starts this weekend.
A new £250m taxi plant is to be built outside Coventry, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
Oil prices rise by as much as 6% after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.
Fans watching music videos on YouTube and Vevo will be presented with cinema-style age certificates from Thursday.
The BBC's Matthew Price visited Bradford to see whether local issues were being obscured by the cult of personality.
Firefighters spend more than six hours dealing with a large gorse fire which was burning out of control on Dartmoor.
The BBC's creative director Alan Yentob says he would not rule out Jeremy Clarkson making a return to the BBC in the future.
Fans from all 20 Premier League clubs are set to protest against match ticket prices when top-flight club executives meet.
Wales is one of the worst regions of the UK for young people to live in, a charity says.
A south Wales college is cutting courses and 130 jobs are under threat as it faces cutting £5.7m from its budget.
A public housing organisation is criticised after a memorial garden it built and paid for is re-imaged with a stone commemorating loyalist paramilitaries killed in the Troubles.