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The UK's newest hospital, the £842m South Glasgow University Hospital, is due to welcome its first patients later.
Scotland's political parties are continuing to appeal for votes as the general election campaign period enters its final full week.
A victim of a sex grooming ring in Oxford believes the city's children are still being targeted by sex gangs.
First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, Ed Miliband will say.
Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?
The Stratos card aims to be a single credit-card sized replacement for all the existing cards in a person's wallet.
Monday's newspapers focus on the efforts to rescue trapped survivors of the Nepal earthquake. And there is news of a Labour plan to cut stamp duty for first-time property buyers.
Could this be the best place for a traveller to fall ill?
The photographer who shows the horrors of the Mediterranean
The woman who adopts dead babies found in the rubbish
The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower.
The firm which can hire pop stars
Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.
Wasps announce plans for a £35m bond and say they are on course to become the richest rugby club in the world.
Mustafa Akinci sweeps to victory in North Cyprus' presidential elections after pledging renewed urgency in seeking a peace deal on the island.
A run-down of the headline-making award winners and teams of the year from the Professional Footballers' Association awards.
The Afghan shrine killing that could be a watershed
Alan Shearer explains why Eden Hazard is a worthy winner of the PFA Player of the Year award and says other accolades await the Belgian.
Backpacking around China in a wheelchair