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Could the new Conservative government develop the libertarian approach favoured by controversial US presidential candidate Rand Paul?
The street artist who draws on traditional Arabic calligraphy
Teachers could be set to strike if they fail to get a "satisfactory outcome" in talks over pay, union leaders warn.
Storing and maintaining Britain's 19 laid-up nuclear submarines cost taxpayers nearly £16m over the last five years, it emerges.
Former refugee who dreams of becoming Somalia's first female president
Peaceful protests and grieving riots through an amateur's lens
How Saudi con artists used photos of sick American girl
Other people's social media photos taken without permission and sold
The teachers who gave up work to get more time
The babies Allied forces left behind in Germany and Austria
Two Singapore horse riders and their trainer are hoping for gold at the South East Asian Games in Singapore.
A new report by the Chartered Institute of Managers finds that a third of "under-performing" managers were given bonuses in 2015.
Sepp Blatter's resignation as head of world football's governing body, the Alton Towers theme park crash and the death of Charles Kennedy all feature on front pages.
Somerset's former West Indies captain Chris Gayle 'signs' for South Devon and also helps out behind the bar.
The day my daughter was shot in front of me
Sepp Blatter appeared an immovable dictator and his resignation is a seismic shock, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.
The EU says that it has brokered an agreement for early elections in Macedonia to end months of unrest sparked by corruption allegations.
US Secretary of State John Kerry undergoes successfully surgery on a broken leg and will be "walking by Wednesday", his doctors say.
The BBC's James Cook looks back at Charles Kennedy's career from the politician's home town of Fort William in Scotland.
Prosecutors drop charges against two former executives of the News of the World newspaper, the Crown Office has confirmed.