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Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.
A teenager admits raping a 91-year-old woman at her home in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.
The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.
UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election was narrower than expected, says the prime minister, as he vows to work to win the seat back.
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan accuses Wigan counterpart Dave Whelan of being a racist following several controversial comments.
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
Ed Miliband says a Labour MP who quit her role after tweeting a picture of a house with three England flags and a white van parked outside "conveyed a sense of disrespect".
Alex Salmond's departure from his role as first minister has hit one man especially hard - his lookalike.
There's a nip in the air - and thoughts in Westminster, Whitehall, and the NHS are focussing on winter.
La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest - from the creators of Batman.
How exactly did the Thornberry tweet lead to her resignation?
Two men die and at least six other people are injured as a balcony collapses in west London.
The PFA hopes Ched Evans will be "given an opportunity at another club" after Sheffield United withdraw training offer.
Scotland's first pro-independence daily newspaper - The National - is to be launched.
A former boxing champion is jailed for 18 months for killing a man in a so-called single punch incident in Omagh, County Tyrone.
The Labour MP Emily Thornberry has apologised for ''upsetting or insulting'' anyone with a tweet she sent during by-election campaigning in Rochester.
The e-commerce industry in India is accelerating rapidly, but some worry the supply chain may not keep up with demand.
A bridegroom whose cousin went missing in Prague during his stag weekend says he will cancel the wedding unless his relative is found.
A woman in the US State of Missouri has had a lucky escape following a dramatic car chase in Kansas City.
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