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After the latest in a spate of commercial plane crashes, BBC News takes a look at the numbers to find out whether flying is getting more dangerous.
Rotherham Council is "not fit for purpose", an investigation into the local authority at the centre of the child abuse scandal finds.
Google has suspended dozens of seemingly popular apps from its Play store after being warned that they were causing devices to show malicious pop-up ads.
A man who drove the wrong way for nine miles down one of Britain's busiest motorways has been sentenced to 14 months in a young offenders' institute.
Olga Ivshina reports from a residential area in Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine where houses have been caught in shelling.
An abuse victim and her father tell the BBC that they feel that they were failed by the authorities in Rotherham.
DNA from an illegally shot and killed red deer has been used for the first time in the UK to help prosecute a poacher.
The producers of a popular television soap in Angola apologise after an episode which showed a gay couple kissing caused outrage among viewers.
News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird causes a "trade frenzy" and concern over how it has come to be published.
Derbyshire's chief fire officer is found not guilty of raping a woman in 2006.
A high court judge from New Zealand is expected to be named as the new head of the UK inquiry into historical child sex abuse later, it is understood.
A statement read outside a court in Dublin says a dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management has been "settled to satisfaction of both parties"
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China's central bank has cut the level of funds banks must hold in reserve in an effort to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Yusuke Katayama hijacked computers to make death threats that appeared to come from innocent people, during a game of cat and mouse with police.
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 12 Super League clubs in the build-up to the 2015 season.
MPs took evidence on the Post Office mediation scheme and the Horizon IT system.
Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management have come to a settlement in their long-running wrangle.
Iraq inquiry panel member and Churchill biographer Sir Martin Gilbert has died, the head of the probe into the conflict tells MPs.
At least four people are reported dead after a shell hit a hospital in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.