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A ballot opens for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.
A mixed bag of headlines in tonight's Fleet Street titles with the jihadists' threat to a northern Syrian town, and the NHS funding crisis getting much coverage.
Kirsty Wark speaks to artist Tracey Emin about her latest exhibition and why she thinks motherhood would have been incompatible with her life as an artist.
A man in his 30s is in hospital after being shot in the chest at a house in Oranmore Street in west Belfast.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says ex-coach Andy Flower "was always trying to find ways to get rid of me".
A former resident of Kincora Boys Home in Belfast describes how he was taken out of the care home and introduced to other men for sex at hotels in Northern Ireland.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.
A court in India is set to hear a plea for bail by the imprisoned former chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalitha.
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.
Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe warns the government that polices on immigration and animal research are risking Britain's scientific standing.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is expected to set out more details of how the party would fulfil its pledge to raise the personal tax allowance to £12,500.
A Swedish woman who gave birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb speaks about the breakthrough procedure.
The International Criminal Court is holding the first of two days of hearings in which Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will appear before it.
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 60% fall in third-quarter operating profit, missing estimates, because of slowing smartphone sales.
The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.
Birthday boy's feats praised in art exhibition
Liberal Democrats "lost their voice" in the first year of the coalition, the party's leader Nick Clegg admits.
Eleven members of the Colombian Wiwa indigenous group are killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote area of the country.
A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
The preacher refusing to hand over the keys to a Yangon church