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Rates of a deadly infection of the heart have increased after guidelines advised against giving antibiotics to prevent it in patients at risk, research shows.
The cousin of a British-born man, killed in an attack by Palestinian militants on a synagogue in Jerusalem, has told the BBC that he was concerned about radicalisation.
A new measure to combat fuel laundering should result in the illegal trade being "virtually eliminated" in the UK, according to HM Revenue and Customs.
MPs take evidence on the treatment of financial services consumers.
Anti-mafia police have released unprecedented secretly-filmed footage of an initiation ritual.
As the US Congress debates legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, the BBC look at the history of the long-in-development project.
Iraqi security forces reach the besieged Baiji oil refinery after five months of fighting Islamic State militants in the area.
The Philae lander has detected organic molecules on the surface of its comet, scientists have confirmed.
An order to build more 100 trains for the Gatwick Express line will safeguard jobs at Bombardier's Derby plant, a company spokesman says.
A man is charged over the death of 11-year-old Sophie Brannan who was knocked down by a car in Maryhill area on Friday.
Fifa lodges a criminal complaint over the awarding of the hosting rights of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Cardiff Airport's future lies in long-haul flights, not competing with Bristol on closer destinations, Carwyn Jones tells AMs.
Russia may be testing a satellite capable of chasing down and inspecting other orbiting spacecraft, experts say.
Post Office staff who work in the company's supply chain back strike action in a row over pay, with the union warning a pre-Christmas strike is "inevitable".
The senior officer in charge of policing at Hillsborough says he feels as if he "should apologise" for his actions on the day.
The strain of bird flu found on a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire is identified as H5N8, the same highly contagious type seen in recent outbreaks in Netherlands and Germany.
Ten South Yorkshire officers to be investigated over handling of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, IPPC says
Jobless migrants from the EU would have to wait two years before they can claim out of work benefits, under new plans proposed by the Labour Party.
Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson is suspended for the rest of the NFL season without pay.
A security guard at the Royal Highland Show tells a court how he tried to save a young boy after a concrete bollard fell on his head.