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Europe's proposed laws on "conflict minerals" will fail to have any impact on trade in raw materials, claim rights groups.
BBC's long-serving Malawi correspondent Raphael Tenthani has been killed in a car accident, his family says.
Thousands of disabled adults across England are being sexually abused, figures obtained by the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest. This is the story of one victim, Charlotte.
Nearly 5,000 incidents of sexual abuse against disabled adults were reported in England in two years, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme learns.
A Saudi-led coalition resumes its air strikes against Yemen's rebels after the end of a ceasefire, Yemeni military officials and witnesses say.
High house prices is forcing some people to give up on the dream of buying their own home and some players are waking up to the need for more rentable homes.
How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire
How rape and arson claims set off propaganda campaign
Dolly Parton becomes the latest celebrity to say "ay up me duck", as her charity book initiative is rolled out across Nottingham.
Briton Jade Jones misses out on a medal at the World Taekwondo Championships amid controversy when the electronic scoring freezes.
Why are train drivers in the US called engineers?
Hospitals in the South West are being fined millions of pounds for not meeting their targets.
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.
Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a battle between rival biker gangs at a restaurant in Waco.
Plans to take on thousands more family doctors and mass employment reductions in the civil service are among the main stories on front pages.
Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.
Only 10 of the 50 biggest employers in Scotland said they paid all staff working for them the Living Wage, according to a BBC investigation.
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England is ready for a legal battle over any new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick airports.