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The NHS in Wales is the first in the UK to fund a cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis.
A competitor competing in the Ulster Rally in County Fermanagh is killed in a crash on Friday afternoon.
Ukraine says it has partially destroyed an armoured column crossing from Russia, as a controversial Russian aid convoy still waits at the border.
EU foreign ministers condemn "atrocities and abuses" against religious minorities in Iraq, with Germany warning it cannot stand by and watch "slaughter".
Two students who were killed in Borneo are awarded honorary degrees by Newcastle University as more tributes pour in for them.
A study of trained dolphins has suggested that the marine mammals use express pleasure with squeals of delight.
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring under control, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
How to defeat Islamic State group
Three brothers missing from Sunderland for four days are found as seven people are arrested over their disappearance.
Reports emerge of a new mass abduction in north-eastern Nigeria, suspected to have been carried out by Islamist militants Boko Haram.
A man found guilty of the "violent and vicious" murder of his stepdaughter is jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.
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A "despicable" couple who robbed a woman while she suffered an epileptic fit - and then burgled her home - is jailed at Swansea Crown Court.
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A female detainee who took ill at Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire is taken to hospital to undergo tests for Ebola.
The last remaining shipyard on the lower Clyde - Ferguson in Port Glasgow - goes into administration with the loss of 70 jobs.
Pope Francis poses for a 'selfie' photograph at an Asian youth meeting in South Korea.
Louis van Gaal says he wondered if Man Utd's captaincy was affecting Wayne Rooney but feels he is the right choice.