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Tributes are paid to the Liberal Democrat peer and farmer George Mackie, who has died at the age of 95.
Death sentence for foreigners triggers social media spat
The Up'ards lead the famous Royal Shrovetide Football game, which involves hundreds of people, after the first day of the two-day game in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne.
Dramatic CCTV pictures show the moment a shop owner chased two thieves armed with axes out of his London jewellery store during a smash-and-grab raid.
Dame Judi Dench and Celia Imrie at the Royal Gala premiere of the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The racing driver son of a bigamist accused of murdering one of his wives tells a court he was not involved in a conspiracy to kill the woman.
Fierce fighting in parts of eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire agreement was "predictable", Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
Harriet Yeo, a former chairwoman of Labour's ruling National Executive Committee, says she has left the party to support UKIP at the general election.
A Widnes man is found guilty of stealing from a charity set up in memory of a teenager who took his own life.
Two days after a ceasefire was meant to begin in eastern Ukraine, it seems neither government forces nor Russian-backed rebels are honouring the truce.
Crystal Palace promise to ban indefinitely any fans found guilty of throwing objects at recent home matches.
Chelsea, accused of parking the bus in the past, find difficulty doing so when they arrive at Paris St-Germain.
Police fear that a toddler kidnapped from his home in Tanzania will be killed and sold to witchdoctors, who use albino body parts for rituals.
A major river rescue is launched in Carmarthen with a large number of police, firefighters and a coastguard rescue team in attendance.
Tyson Fury's father believes he can help his son improve by returning to train him after his release from prison.
A state of emergency is declared in the Kokang region of Myanmar, following intense fighting between ethnic-minority rebels and the army.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls steps up pressure on George Osborne in a letter over the revelations about HSBC.
The city mayor urges pranksters to stop jumping from windows into deep piles of snow, after some people filmed themselves doing it.
Tesco names John Allan, deputy chair of Dixons Carphone, as its new chairman after a four month search.
A bomb found during a security alert in Londonderry was "designed to kill", say police.