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UBS has confirmed it is being investigated by US authorities into whether it helped Americans evade taxes through investments banned in the US.
Scientists are hopeful that 'smart' insulins which are undergoing trials could revolutionise the way diabetes is managed.
Sony Pictures and Marvel sign a deal meaning Spider-Man could join up with the likes of Thor, Captain America and Iron Man in future film releases.
Labour says it will introduce new rights to support children whose parents cannot care for them, and are brought up by other members of their family.
In this week's Scrubbing Up, Dr Gavin Sandercock argues there has been a well-meaning but misguided focus on obesity, while the harm caused by inactivity has been overlooked.
Police are visiting every school in Wales to warn pupils of the dangers of "sexting".
Macedonia's government is accused of operating an illegal wire-tapping programme targeting 20,000 people, including opposition politicians.
There has been a rise of 23% in personal debt in the last year across Wales, according to a charity.
Tax on property sales could be changed again as a consultation is launched on the future for stamp duty in Wales.
Stormont's controversial welfare reform legislation is due to be debated by MLAs on Tuesday.
A mobile app to be launched in UK will allow parents to monitor remotely all the online activity of their children.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denies dropping "indiscriminate weapons" such as barrel bombs on rebel-held areas, following the uprising against his rule.
Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad tells the BBC his government receives messages via third parties from the US-led coalition against Islamic State.
The Prince of Wales is to formally meet Saudi Arabia's new King, amid calls from human rights groups to raise humanitarian concerns in the country.
Impact of flooding on Somerset families
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda will buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media with a group of investors for $1.19bn (£780m).
Government spending on research and innovation needs to be doubled to stop the UK falling behind other countries, say science leaders.
A committee which polices the conduct of MPs should have more non-politicians on it to boost its independence, a report says.
MPs question the government's ability to attract £600m in private sector investment for flood defence schemes in England.
People who have been prescribed powerful anxiety or pain relief drugs are being warned about a new drug-driving law.