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The Archbishop of York calls for the government to do more to offer asylum to Christians being persecuted by Islamic State terrorists.
Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.
Drama brings craft of the ocularist to life
How this man helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.