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An investigation is under way into how a plane-load of passengers were apparently able to enter the UK without having their passports checked.
'Sack Hopkins' getting more support than migrant rescue mission
The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.
Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.
A man is found guilty of the murder of mother-of-five Pennie Davis, who was found stabbed to death in a field in the New Forest last year.
The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.
Every state primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many modern freedoms.
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.
Shetland Islands Council loses a £14.2m appeal in a dispute with Highlands and Islands Airports (HIAL).
Two doctors are charged with manslaughter after a woman dies giving birth by emergency caesarean.
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case.