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The oldest person in Britain celebrates her 112th birthday today, just three days after assuming the mantle.
Filmmakers and charity workers join forces to raise awareness of the dangers of childbirth in Bangladesh.
Greek police arrest four terror suspects as security precautions are stepped up across Europe.
Huge crowds have gathered to see Pope Francis hold an outdoor Mass in the Philippine city of Manila.
Muslims in countries across the world are continuing to voice their anger over the publication of images of the Prophet Muhammad by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Trains services are due to resume running through the Channel Tunnel on Sunday morning, after a fire saw it closed for most of Saturday.
An US Congressional delegation arrives in Cuba for the first such visit since the two countries agreed to begin restoring relations.
Faten Hamama, one of Egypt's best known actresses who starred in almost 100 films and was married to Omar Sharif, dies, aged 83.
The refugees Lebanon wishes would go away
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Scotland's first minister urges political leaders to unite in demanding the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war.
Pakistan has yet to report a new case of polio in 2015 - but officials are keeping their fingers crossed nonetheless, reports M Ilyas Khan.
New tax rates planned for property purchases are to be reviewed as part of the Budget process, the Scottish government confirms.
A church service for the eight missing crew of a cargo ship which capsized and sank in the Pentland Firth is to be held on Sunday.
Prioritising medical students with lots of friends for flu jabs could help to limit the spread of the virus, say Lancaster University researchers.
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Concerns over Islamic extremism continue to trouble the press, with the Sunday Times reporting that children in some schools are at risk of radicalisation.
Islamic State militants free around 350, mainly elderly, members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.
Is it time QPR striker Charlie Austin was called up by England? BBC Sport's chief football writer Phil McNulty assesses his chances.
Andy Murray begins his Australian Open campaign in confident mood on Monday despite what he calls a "difficult" draw.