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New restrictions on online British porn content shown in the UK should be debated by Parliament, says Lib Dem Julian Huppert.
Former DJ Ray Teret is jailed for 25 years for a series of rapes and indecent assaults in the 1960s and 1970s on girls as young as 12.
Health officials in Sierra Leone discover scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the Ebola outbreak may be underreported.
Up to 100 vehicles are stranded after snow blocks a section of the A68 on the England-Scotland border.
Former world champions Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren in 2015.
Palestinians gather for the funeral of a government minister who died after a confrontation with Israeli soldiers at a protest in the West Bank.
Should first-time mothers be warned that they are likely to end up travelling for care if they opt for a home birth, asks Anthony Reuben?
A New Zealander and two Burmese men running a bar in Yangon are accused of insulting Buddhism over a flyer depicting Buddha with headphones.
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A "serious blaze" destroys most of a day centre in Manchester, leading to disruption to care services.
Primary school performance data shows that England's poorest pupils are catching up with their wealthier peers after intense efforts to raise standards.
India reach 369-5 at the close of play on the third day of the first Test in Adelaide, 148 runs behind Australia.
The BBC News website answers key questions about the publication of school performance data in England.
The Probation Board for Northern Ireland says that resources to manage serious sexual and violent offenders will be reduced as a result of proposed budget cuts.
Some pension providers are failing their customers, the City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
After a bitter fallout during his year at McLaren in 2007, can Fernando Alonso finally find success with the team?
Bailiffs backed by police in Hong Kong have started to pull down barriers put up by pro-democracy campaigners in a part of the city they are occupying.
Graceland is famous as the home of Elvis Presley and visited by millions each year, but now his fans in the UK can also get a glimpse of some of his most famous belongings.
President George W Bush knew all about CIA interrogation methods, says his vice-president, dismissing a Senate report as "full of crap".
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