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The Co-operative Bank has failed a "stress test" carried out by the Bank of England to assess major UK lenders' ability to withstand another financial crisis.
Ex-Arsenal striker Thierry Henry announces his retirement from football at the age of 37 after leaving New York Red Bulls.
The price of Brent crude drops below $60 a barrel for the first time in more than five years as oil prices continue to slide.
The British embassy in Egypt reopens to the public after it was forced to close for security reasons in early December.
Winter pressures on the NHS in Wales could force hospitals to cancel operations, its new chief executive says.
Why America is getting excited about ‘ancient’ grains
Paddington author Michael Bond has praised the new film based on his character, saying it is "true to the spirit of the books".
A dead body was left near bins in an ambulance station in Ely for more than three hours so ambulance crews would not have to work late.
Doomsday economic scenario leaves major banks looking to strengthen capital position.
Leaders of three Welsh councils hold crucial meetings as they look at ways of cutting costs rather than services.
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.
The emergency massive increase in interest rates by Russia's central bank may reinforce fears that its government is almost powerless to ward off a meltdown.
Further discussions are due to take place among Northern Ireland's political parties on Tuesday, ahead of formal talks with the British and Irish governments the following day.
a Bob Dylan super-fan was treated to a private performance by the singer at Philadelphia's Academy of Music.
'It's not my fault for passing out, it's his fault for raping me'
The brother of a man shot dead with his wife and mother-in-law while holidaying in France accuses police of racism and botching the investigation.
Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media report.
The siege of a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney has ended and many people have come to the scene of the siege to place flowers.
The government is expected to set out a range of proposals for introducing "English votes for English laws" later after the parties failed to reach agreement on the way forward.
Australian police begin an investigation into the deaths of three people during a deadly 16-hour siege in a central Sydney cafe.