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Faster broadband and improved transport could help productivity grow faster in the English countryside than towns, the Environment Secretary says.
Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in Saved by the Bell, is accused of stabbing a man in a bar fight in the US.
Detectives investigating the death of a man in his 40s in east Belfast begin a murder inquiry and say he was beaten with an electric guitar.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has no plans to offload striker Mario Balotelli during January's transfer window.
Union bosses hold urgent talks with administrators acting for parcel delivery firm City Link.
Chaotic scenes at Finsbury Park station in north London, after all trains to and from London King's Cross are cancelled because of overrunning engineering work, forcing passengers to divert.
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand and Helen Skelton present a special countdown of the FA Cup's 50 Greatest Moments.
Stiliyan Petrov tells John Hartson he feels "alive again" after winning his fight against acute leukaemia.
Searches are continuing near Lough Erne in County Fermanagh for a missing 23-year-old-man.
Sweden's left-of-centre government reaches a budget deal with the main opposition resulting in a minority government and avoiding the need for snap elections.
UK house prices rose by an average of £16,000 - or 8.5% - in 2014, according to the mortgage lender Halifax.
The Interview portrays North Korea's leader as vain and buffoonish, but could the satire eventually help erode his power? The BBC's Stephen Evans reports from Seoul.
The death in the early hours of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire is being treated as suspicious by police.
Warnings about icy roads are issued for much of the UK as forecasts suggest snow in many areas could thaw and then freeze again as temperatures fall.
Neil Warnock becomes the first Premier League manager to be sacked this season after being dismissed by Crystal Palace.
A five-year-old boy who became an internet star when "Spider-Man" paid him a surprise birthday visit dies after a battle with cancer.
The number of people fined for speeding offences in south Wales triples, according to the Ministry of Justice.
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Newly-released files from the Irish National Archives reveal how the British and Irish governments discussed redrawing the Northern Ireland border in 1984.
Hundreds of police officers are taking second jobs in a range of professions including teaching, beauty therapy and even helicopter pilot training.