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Ben Flower is found guilty of gross misconduct by Wigan following his dismissal for punching in the 2014 Super League Grand Final.
A doctor has died in Mali after treating a patient who sparked a second wave of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.
US Vice President Joe Biden meets senior Ukrainian leaders in Kiev amid warnings from Russia against arms supplies to the government.
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that he tried to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona alongside Cesc Fabregas.
More than £30,000 was paid out of the public purse towards the cost of policing a world title fight in Belfast earlier this year, the Police Service of Northern Ireland confirms.
A large fire engulfed a factory in western Sydney, Australia, forcing some residents to move from the area.
Comedian and writer Mark Thomas is among six journalists taking legal action because they believe the Metropolitan Police is monitoring them and keeping information on a database that deals with extremists.
Lewis Hamilton is fastest ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Mark Addy talks about his roles in current BBC1 dramas 'Atlantis' and 'Remember Me', and working alongside Michael Palin
Israel says it has arrested four Palestinian Hamas members who were planning to kill FM Avigdor Lieberman during the recent Gaza conflict.
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
A councillor named as a "risk" to children rejects the claim, saying he is the victim of bullying.
Labour's Douglas Alexander says the Rochester and Strood by-election result has sent "strong messages" to all parties and highlighted a sense of "alienation".
Thailand's military leaders say they have no plans to remove martial law soon, amid mounting protests and criticism of the junta.
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
A fire in part of Dounreay's Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR) facility last month led to an "unauthorised release" of radioactivity.
Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.