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Northumberland County FA official John Cummings's appeal against a ban for discriminatory language is dismissed.
Consensus goes only so far when it comes to Scottish politics
Britain's first Bio-Bus, nicknamed "the number two," powered by human and food waste has taken to the roads in Bristol.
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
Politicians are often asked if they will stand down, and when they do it is important they get the statement and its timing right.
Security forces fire tear gas inside Nigeria's parliament in an apparent attempt to stop a senior politician from taking part in a debate over militant group Boko Haram.
Gordon D'Arcy & Rory Best are picked for Ireland's Australia Test in the only changes from the win over South Africa.
The three-year-old Afghan girl raped and left for dead
A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols
BBC Sport looks at the defining moments of the F1 championship battle between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
What sort of king will Charles be?
US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Vienna in a last-minute push for a deal in long-running talks aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear activity.
Three men arrested earlier this month are set to appear in court charged with preparing acts of terrorism.
Geoff Cross, Johnnie Beattie, Sean Lamont and Tim Visser come into the Scotland team for Saturday's Test against Tonga.
Rory McIlroy shares the first-round lead with Shane Lowry at six under in the World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Two serving officers and a former colleague appear in court accused of stealing a total of £30,000 following a police raid.
BBC presenter Jeremy Vine receives a ticking off from police after speeding on his cycle in Hyde Park.
Lewis Hamilton insists he is feeling no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is fit to return against Manchester United after missing three months with a broken leg.
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.