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A security officer is convicted of smuggling a camera into a high-security psychiatric hospital to try to sell photos of serial killer Ian Brady.
Everest Sherpas say they are witnessing potentially dangerous changes in the landscape after Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks.
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
The two co-champions of Thursday night's annual Scripps National Spelling Bee are sharing a trophy, marking the second year in a row the contest ended in a tie.
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.
A "perverted" man is jailed for 22 years for abusing a boy he groomed for sex in the 1970s.
A driver allegedly told to transport up to £180,000 worth of cocaine was so inept he forgot where he was supposed to be going, a court has been told.
Tata Steel workers across the UK vote by almost 9-1 to go on strike in a row over pensions in the first national strike in the steel industry for 30 years.
A man is detained in a mental health unit after setting a series of fires across Oxfordshire.
The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
Teenager Kazi Islam is sentenced to eight years in a young offenders' institution for grooming a young man with learning difficulties to kill a UK soldier.
Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.
There are no black or ethnic minority members of staff in senior positions in the Lords, an FOI request reveals.
The 209 members of Fifa are voting for their new president at a congress in Zurich.
A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", the Department for Education says.
More than 100 Croatian war veterans take refuge inside a church after police disrupt their anti-government sit-in in central Zagreb.
Two people believed to have been seriously injured by a bus in Glasgow city centre.
A total of 86 failings by six nurses, in relation to vulnerable people at a nursing home, are found proven by a disciplinary panel.
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