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Emergency plan to help teach Syria’s refugees
Argentine officials are investigating the helicopter collision that killed eight French nationals, including sports stars, and both Argentine pilots.
Inflation targeting is now 25 years old, and while there are challenges to central banks' 'inflation targeting consensus', so far it has survived.
An experimental cancer drug has been fast-tracked to NHS patients under a new government scheme in England.
On this day a century ago nearly 200 crew died in a World War One maritime disaster off the coast of Galloway.
The future of the huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife will come under scrutiny at Holyrood later.
In March 1998, Adem Jashari, leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army, was killed by Serb police along with 50 members of his extended family.
A former soldier who has early-onset Alzheimer's disease is raising money to research the condition that has devastated his family.
How to get more from your pension pot
Italy's highest court confirms former leader Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
US senators circumvent process of negotiating with foreign leaders - and reveal their own shaky grounding in the law.
Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has vowed to draw up a new five-year plan to speed up the rebuilding of the area of Fukushima after the tsunami disaster four years ago.
Brazil's ruling party received kickbacks from state-owned oil company Petrobras, a former executive tells a congressional hearing.
The BBC's suspension of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson after a "fracas" with a producer is the day's main story.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti apologises as they scrape into Champions League quarter-final despite Schalke loss.
Indigenous rights groups criticise Australian PM Tony Abbott, after he said people living in remote communities are making a "lifestyle choice".
England fans should "hide behind the sofa" this summer as the team will get a "hiding", says former batsman Mark Butcher.
A jury in the US rules that the writers of Blurred Lines - one of the best selling singles of all time - copied a Marvin Gaye track from 1977.
Police issue a nationwide child rescue alert for the first time after a girl goes missing and is later spotted hitchhiking on the M1.
Mark Carney has said it would be "extremely foolish" for the Bank of England to cut interest rates to try to combat the current low inflation rate.