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The grandfather of a baby girl from Cwmbran tells a murder trial jury he did not squeeze or pull the child.
Competition among mortgage lenders has intensified, brokers say, with a greater willingness to lend to those without huge savings.
The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels vows to resist a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has been targeting his forces since late March.
Norway summons the Russian ambassador after a top Russian official defied a travel ban by visiting Svalbard in the Arctic.
High pressure dominates the current weather pattern, so why did some of us see rain over the weekend? John Hammond explains
A crash, involving at least five cars and a lorry, closes the westbound M8 motorway in central Glasgow.
David Cameron is giving a speech in Cheshire in which he is expected to raise concerns about the impact of SNP policies on the rest of the UK.
Fire crews help rescue riders left stuck on a ride at a funfair.
Indian cricketer Ankit Keshri dies after colliding with a team-mate as they attempt to take a catch in a club match.
The Tories have to choose whether to continue to stand on their economic record or take a risk and change the dynamics of their campaign, says Gavin Hewitt.
A blaze that damaged the five-star Randolph Hotel in Oxford appears to have been caused by flambe work in the kitchen, bosses say.
Russia police stage mayor's disappearance
A young cricketer dies in the Indian city of Kolkata after an on-field collision with a team mate during a club match.
Researchers from MIT have created a drone that can float on water and communicate with other drones
Pupil kills teacher with a crossbow at school in Barcelona, Spain, reports say
A 15-year-old boy who was arrested after a primary school girl was sexually assaulted at a McDonald's is bailed.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a mother and daughter whose bodies were found on Merseyside, detectives say.
A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn has been arrested over an alleged terror plot in Australia, Greater Manchester Police say.
What are the consequences of the SNP's decision to campaign for the end of austerity in the whole of the UK?
Leaders of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are among 69 people now on trial on charges including murder and belonging to a criminal group.