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The US is set to destroy its largest remaining cache of chemical-laden artillery shells, bringing it closer to complying with an international treaty.
A 25-year-old man is arrested after footage showing a woman being dragged alongside her car as it was stolen was released.
Peter Greste, the Australian Al-Jazeera journalist freed after 400 days in jail in Egypt arrives in Brisbane.
Labour MP Margaret Hodge pulls out of the race to become the next London mayor and urges the party to choose an ethnic minority candidate.
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney said his budget plans would create a "more prosperous and fairer Scotland".
The cap on care costs is to be applied to younger adults, the government in England is proposing.
Britons who have travelled to Africa to help the fight against Ebola will be eligible for a new medal, David Cameron says.
Ambitious, calm, obsessive, self-assured and with a penchant for mayonnaise on his chips - the man behind Southampton's rise.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 230 people, including the prominent liberal activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison for anti-government protests.
Retail giant Alibaba says it is using quadcopter drones to deliver tea to hundreds of its customers in China as part of a test.
Tesco's online banking operation has been hit by a computer fault, with customers unable to view their accounts.
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste returns to the Australian city of Brisbane to be reunited with his family, after his release from an Egyptian prison.
A champion golfer accused of a £36,000 benefit fraud tells a court he never claimed anything he was not entitled to.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto orders a probe into purchases by him, his wife and the finance minister of houses from government contractors.
Police charge a 32-year-old man with the murder of Mohsin Bhatti, who was stabbed to death on a Belfast street last week.
West Ham are fined £71,000 by Fifa for breaching rules over the selection of striker Diafra Sakho but stay in the FA Cup.
Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, has been charged with instigating an arson attack on a bus, which claimed the lives of seven people.
A dog that became a global news star after being abandoned at a Scottish train station with his belongings in a suitcase gets a new owner.
Chad's army says it has killed more than 200 militant Islamists and lost nine men during a battle to recapture a key town in north-eastern Nigeria.
The head of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras and five senior executives resign amid the fallout from a corruption scandal.