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In the 1980s Beaujolais Nouveau Day was a national event in the UK. Is it making a comeback?
Why not shovelling the snow from your driveway might just save your life.
There will be only two police stations with 24-hour enquiry desks across Northern Ireland as a result of PSNI cuts.
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc has been barred from entering the UK by the Home Office.
The city where a police officer is killed every day
Conference Premier side Aldershot knock the 2008 FA Cup winners Portsmouth out of the competition with a 1-0 win in their First Round replay at the Recreation Ground.
FBI letter to Martin Luther King prompts snooping warnings
Olympic, European and world dressage champion Charlotte Dujardin is named Sportswoman of the Year.
A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
Midfielder Mark Molesley forces the ball over the line following a goalmouth scramble to give Aldershot a 1-0 lead over Portsmouth in their FA Cup 1st round replay.
The match commander at Hillsborough told football chiefs Liverpool fans forced open a gate to "break in" to the ground, a court hears.
A serial rapist who attacked three vulnerable women in the north east of Scotland is jailed for seven years.
Despite turmoil in emerging markets, the US Federal Reserve reached an easy consensus to end its stimulus programme, latest minutes reveal.
How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
A pedestrian had a lucky escape when he was crossing the road in Zhejiang Province, according to China's state television.
A detective sergeant accused of sex assaults kissed, touched and stroked junior officers and "checked out" female crime victims, a jury hears.
Apple plans to push the Beats streaming music service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in the north-eastern US, as temperatures plummeted to below freezing in all 50 US states overnight.
US TV network NBC has scrapped a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.
Whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid says she has been "introduced to a culture of fear and threats," after making bribery allegations against Fifa members.