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QPR caretaker boss Chris Ramsey is given the manager's job at the Premier League club until the end of the season.
Controversial plans to scrap free full-time nursery care for children aged three are approved by Rhondda Cynon Taf council.
Two healthcare workers flown to the UK with suspected Ebola have been discharged from hospital in London.
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Two Gloucester mothers are given a suspended sentence after admitting abandoning their young children for 12 hours so they could go out and party.
The Pakistani army reveals that 27 militants were involved in December's school massacre in Peshawar, six of whom are still being hunted.
A homeless man is being treated in hospital after being severely burned in a deliberate act, police say.
Apple outlaws the practice of bonded labour, where new recruits are charged a fee before they start working.
A former head master "obsessed with spanking" is found guilty of sex attacks at a Norfolk school.
Both government and private websites fell victim to a distributed denial of service attack on Tuesday, the Dutch authorities say.
Tory donor Lord Fink accuses Ed Miliband of backing down in a feud over tax avoidance but says the definition of the term is so broad "everyone does it".
The funerals of three Muslims shot dead in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will be held in the neighbouring town of Raleigh on Thursday.
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 12.2% to £194.4m for the six months to the end of December.
Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard signs a new five-and-a-half year deal with Premier League leaders Chelsea.
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More than 60 jobs are at risk following an announcement a factory in at Holywell, Flintshire, which provides chemical development services could close.
One in five serious sexual assaults is carried out on someone who is asleep or unconscious, and one in 10 victims report being choked, official analysis suggests.