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A European Union court annuls the bloc’s decision to keep Hamas on a list of terrorist groups, but temporarily maintains a funding freeze.
The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is "overwhelmed" by the people he has met who have suffered from Ebola.
Travel handbook Rough Guide lists Birmingham in the top 10 cities of the world.
The rouble pulls back from Tuesday's all-time low, although trading in the Russian currency remains edgy and volatile.
People who leave their wheelie bins in the middle of the road "should be flogged", quips Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.
The BBC is one of the first broadcasters to go inside a school in Pakistan attacked by the Taliban on Tuesday leaving many children dead.
Comedian and Bad Education star Jack Whitehall is named 'king of comedy' at the British Comedy Awards for the third year in succession.
A UK casino operator is proposing a bigger venture - with 400 new jobs - if allowed to open in Belfast.
An art student from Lancashire spends the night sleeping rough on the streets of Preston to raise money for a homeless man who came to her rescue.
Newly merged Dixons Carphone says it saw a "barnstorming performance" in the UK and Ireland, but "tougher" conditions in its smaller European business.
A new confidential helpline is set up for victims of child abuse in Rotherham, where a report revealed up to 1,400 children had been abused.
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".
A man remains in hospital after being rescued from a river in Cardiff.
British double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin sets a new world record as she wins Grand Prix gold with Valegro at Olympia.
The Reading Post, Surrey Herald and Surrey Times are due to print their final editions following a decision to close seven local newspaper titles.
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.
New footage has emerged of police storming Sydney's Lindt cafe as gunman Man Haron Monis held more than a dozen people hostage.
The Leicester band are named in eight categories including best British band.
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop, just a month after the historic change to its rules.