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A DNA study of Britons shows that, genetically, there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK.
The Chancellor warns Northern Ireland's political parties that they must reach agreement on welfare changes if they are to get power over corporation tax.
Millionaire real estate tycoon Robert Durst is moved to a mental health unit after he was deemed a suicide risk.
McLaren are encouraged by Fernando Alonso's session in the simulator as part of a plan for his return to the track.
As thousands of Russians hail the anniversary of Crimea's annexation, President Putin says sanctions have been damaging but not fatal.
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Friday's solar eclipse will present a significant challenge for the UK's electricity network as demand is expected to fall then surge.
The White House expresses "deep concern" over "divisive rhetoric" in Israel's election, and reiterates US support for Palestinian statehood.
MSPs unanimously condemn comments by UKIP MEP David Coburn comparing a Scottish government minister to a convicted terrorist.
American tennis player Wayne Odesnik is banned for 15 years after being found guilty of a second doping violation.
The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it will deport four pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested on Sunday.
Red Nose Day is to make its debut on US television later this year.
A new joint fund - launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Gates Foundation - will help poor countries defend legal challenges by the tobacco industry
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Kuwaiti prosecutors say a tape that appeared to suggest an attempted plot in 2013 to topple the government is a fake.
Chancellor George Osborne delivered a "Budget people won't believe from a government they don't trust", Ed Miliband says.
A one minute look at five issues Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must tackle if he is returned to office.
A mother-of-two who claimed voices in her head told her to set fire to her home with her children inside is jailed after admitting arson.
Israel's surprise election victor Benjamin Netanyahu will form a coalition 'in two to three weeks', his party says
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is found guilty of condoning terrorism over a Facebook comment about January's Paris attacks.