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Hundreds of people attend a candelit vigil in Glasgow for murdered student Karen Buckley, her parents among them.
Syria's Palestinian refugee camp, which grew into the liveliest of neighbourhoods, is now crumbling into the deadliest of quarters, finds Lyse Doucet.
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.
Two suspected drug traffickers, who featured on the UK's most wanted list of fugitives, are captured within 24 hours of each other.
Firefighters have been battling the flames at The Randolph, a grand gothic hotel in the centre of Oxford.
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.
Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.
The body of missing hillwalker Kyle Knox is found by a Royal Navy helicopter conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area.
Over 7,200 civil servants register for a new voluntary redundancy scheme aimed at saving £90m annually
Two brothers from Enniskillen received unduly lenient sentences for beating a man unconscious in a bar in 2013, the Lord Chief Justice rules.
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has let go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host, Jian Ghomeshi.
A hotel in the centre of Oxford is ablaze, sending a huge black smoke cloud across the city.
Misconduct in public office is an ancient common law offence, created by judges, which can be traced back to the 13th century.
Profile of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, who later became a fugitive and a leading Sunni insurgent.
The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.
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A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.