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The city of Sheffield is to host the National Summer Games for athletes with learning disabilities in 2017.
Scots are taking up smartphones at a faster rate than any other UK nation, according to a report by regulator Ofcom.
A row breaks out over Glasgow City Council's plans to raise the Palestinian flag over the city chambers on Friday.
Technology giants are using their burgeoning wallets to build new headquarters - what kind of buildings do they want?
Why Amazon want you in their glass domes
Mayor of London Boris Johnson's announcement that he would once again like to stand for election as an MP makes it on to many front pages.
Nigeria's health minister says Ebola is now a national emergency, as fears rise that the virus is spreading in Africa's most populous country. Tomi Oladipo reports.
Rory McIlroy will start as favourite while Tiger Woods has declared himself fit for the US PGA Championship at Valhalla on Thursday.
Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram raid a village in northern Cameroon, police say, killing 10 people.
A man being treated for Ebola-like symptoms dies in Saudi Arabia, in what could be the latest outbreak's first fatality outside Africa.
At least one person is reported killed as floods hit Serbia and Bosnia, three months after heavy flooding killed almost 80 people in the region.
One of the scientists who worked on the Rosetta project has a tattoo of the probe landing on the comet on his leg.
Washington’s journey from murder capital to boomtown
Do Australia's homegrown jihadists pose a domestic threat?
Rupert Murdoch says he is 'resolute' in his decision to drop a bid for Time Warner, as 21st Century Fox reports better than expected results.
Ards Borough Council accept an offer of almost £1m from the executive to keep open and redevelop Northern Ireland's aquarium.
At least 60 people have been killed in an Iraqi air strike on premises controlled by rebels in the northern city of Mosul, officials say.
Rupert Isaacson believes he has found a method to ease the dysfunctional symptoms associated with autism.
Celtic's ambitions of a third successive Champions League campaign founder as they crash to a 2-0 defeat at Murrayfield.
Russian President Vladimir Putin bans or limits agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.