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The number of serious assaults in prisons in England and Wales reach their highest level for at least a decade, figures from the Ministry of Justice show.
McLaren unveil their 2015 car to herald the start of the team's new partnership with engine supplier Honda.
A momentary lapse of concentration is cited as a possible explanation for a crash near Aberystwyth which killed four members of the same family.
A gang of burglars seemed to enjoy punching a university professor as they raided his south London home, a court hears.
An 82-year-old lollipop man is dragged across the road and pushed to the floor by a robber who stole his sign.
Tackling the threat of extremism in England's schools is to be made a higher priority, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.
Pay-TV firm Sky is launching a mobile phone service next year as the battle for a slice of the UK's telecoms market intensifies.
The UK's energy regulator Ofgem says the big energy firms are likely to enjoy a small increase in their profit margins in the coming year.
The government of Jordan discusses the fate of its pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh amid growing pressure after his Islamic State captors threatened to kill him.
A car crashes through railings into the basement area of a building in Edinburgh as snow and ice cause problems across Scotland.
European Parliament head Martin Schulz say he will use "straight talking" in his first meeting with Greece's new left-wing government.
A Greek fighter jet that crashed in Spain on Monday, killing 11, had suffered a technical fault during takeoff, the French military says.
A film-maker says MPs plotted to knock over a BBC cameraman in the House of Commons - in the hope of stopping his new documentary on Westminster life.
Britain's Andy Lapthorne wins his fourth Australian Open quad wheelchair doubles title, partnering American David Wagner.
Andy Murray comes storming back after a poor start to beat Tomas Berdych and reach his fourth Australian Open final.
MPs hear evidence on broadband in rural areas and the Charity Commission.
The Watford fan taking the helm at McDonald's
Watch the moment Britain's Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the Australian Open.
Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century shipwreck haul.