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Prince William visits an elephant sanctuary on the final day of his tour of China.
UK bank Standard Chartered reports a steep fall in full-year profits after a "tough year".
Aberdeen City Council is expected to confirm that it is quitting the local government body Cosla to join a new rival group.
Dozens of workers are trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, reports say.
A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with his friends.
More Welsh voters think David Cameron would be a better prime minister than Ed Miliband, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.
England's Stuart Broad says he is yet to get over the mental scars of being hit in the face by a bouncer last year.
Police in Bristol discover body parts in the search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts.
Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering Bristol teenager Becky Watts.
China's military budget will rise by about 10% in 2015, an official says, in another double-digit increase.
A major redevelopment of Cardiff central station and plans to electrify the north Wales main line are amongst Network Rail's ambitions for the next 30 years.
Investigations are continuing into the death of a man after an agricultural spraying vehicle rolled into a golf course lake at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort.
As the Iraqi army tries to dislodge Islamic State militants from Tikrit, Michael Knights looks at whether government troops and volunteer brigades are able take the bigger prize of Mosul.
A project to connect around 40,000 homes and businesses to the gas network will be formally launched in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday.
Tens of millions of pounds could have been saved if Northern Ireland GPs had prescribed lower cost drugs, according to a new report.
Some of the UK's biggest firms begin urgent improvement schemes after a BBC London investigation exposed failures to serve disabled people.
Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a kickback scheme at state oil firm Petrobras.
Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.
David Cameron will "raise concerns" about human rights when he meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto later, Downing Street says.
State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.