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Lenny Henry debates how diversity appears in the media
Can the Cold War now be said to have restarted?
Targets have become synonymous with the NHS. But are they really a good indication of performance, asks Nick Triggle.
What theatres around the UK have to offer in the coming year
Nick Clegg says the Lib Dems will stand up for "optimism, not division" in the run-up to May's general election.
How do the Liberal Democrats stand at the end of 2014?
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi becomes the world's most valuable technology start-up just four years after it was founded.
Remembering the famous faces who died in the past 12 months
Margaret Thatcher considered introducing advertising to some BBC radio programmes when she became prime minister.
Documents showing Margaret Thatcher's concerns about official responses to the 1981 Brixton riots are made public for the first time.
The first UK diagnosis of Ebola during the current epidemic is the story that dominates Tuesday's front pages. Many papers question how the nurse from Scotland passed screening measures.
The government was warned of "significant immigration, security and reputational risks to the UK" of housing Libyan soldiers in Cambridgeshire, it emerges.
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British boxer Amir Khan has visited a school in Pakistan where Taliban militants massacred 152 people earlier this month.
Thousands of police officers have been accused of racism in the past five years but just a handful have been sacked, a BBC investigation reveals.
Police in Los Angeles shot a young black man in the back from close range during a struggle in August, a post-mortem report finds.
Pharmacists strongly criticised plans to strengthen checks at the counter for entitlement to free prescriptions in England.
Newly-released cabinet papers from Margaret Thatcher's time in power have confirmed that then Scottish Secretary George Younger pushed for the poll tax to be introduced early in Scotland.
PM Margaret Thatcher explored plans to radically change the structure of English education when she was in office, files released by the National Archives show.
An exile from Kashmir explains why he took handfuls of earth with him to Delhi.