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Will be £1.5bn or could it be £2bn? That's the debate around the higher echelons of the NHS in England as they await Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement next week.
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
A man who stabbed his father to death and put his dismembered body into storage boxes, which he used as a TV stand, is convicted of murder.
Six statistics that shed a little more light on the state of race relations in the US, following the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.
Scottish Widows is to cut 130 jobs across the UK as part of a restructuring of its pensions and investments businesses.
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is charged by the Football Association over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.
At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
The US engineering firm Caterpillar is planning to cut 140 jobs across its Northern Ireland operations, according to a trade union.
The story of one victim of paedophile care home boss
A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.
A judge ruling in Andrew Mitchell's High Court libel action says he is satisfied the MP used the word "pleb".
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.
The Holyrood parliament in Edinburgh is on course to receiving new powers, including on income tax, VAT and airport duty - but what will this mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK. Follow this explainer to find out more....
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.