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The Church of England is consecrating its first female bishop at a ceremony at York Minster
Intense fighting with between Russian-backed rebels and army units in eastern Ukraine sees seven soldiers killed in 24 hours, the military says.
After being jilted three times, a man who tried to auction his ex-fiancée's honeymoon place finally finds a holiday partner.
The Conservatives will make the case for lower taxes at the election with "every bone in our body", David Cameron will say.
Nigeria's military repels a new assault by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on the key north-eastern city of Maiduguri, an army source tells the BBC.
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak are released from jail, a day after the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted the former Egyptian president.
The far-left Syriza party joins hands with the right-wing Greek Independents to form an anti-austerity governing coalition in Greece.
A consultant paediatrician is charged with sexually assaulting a teenager who was an out-patient at the hospital where he works.
Too many CCTV cameras are ineffective and the public does not have a true understanding of them, the surveillance commissioner warns.
David Cameron is setting out the Conservative Party's third manifesto theme, a Britain that rewards work
England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.
Pop star Kylie Minogue will headline the third and final night of the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June.
Concerns Paris attacks fuelling anti-Muslim backlash
Will Syriza succeed in persuading its eurozone and IMF creditors to write off some of their huge debts, or will it be forced to leave the currency union?
Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at the Screen Actor's Guild awards while Birdman and Downton Abbey win ensemble awards.
Plans for a new £75m women's prison in the west of Scotland have been scrapped, the Scottish government confirms.
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in a Glasgow park on Sunday is currently being treated as "unexplained".
Poland and Russia exchange angry words over the liberation of Auschwitz death camp 70 years ago, Adam Easton reports.
Pakistan's desperate measures to protect schools
Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is considering a revised offer of €2.55 a share from British Airways owner IAG.