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The Chief Secretary to the Treasury says that the deficit is not falling as quickly as the government would like.
French MPs vote in favour of recognising a Palestinian state, in a highly symbolic gesture that will not be binding upon the government.
As Tiger Woods returns from injury, BBC Sport golf correspondent Iain Carter asks whether the American has still got it.
Director Quentin Tarantino pays tribute to the actor Christoph Waltz, as the Austrian unveils his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
The personal collection of late artist Lucian Freud was among the art donated to the public over the last year under a scheme that accepts cultural artefacts in place of tax.
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino says the manoeuvre that sank the cruise ship was carried out to impress passengers.
Eating after the sun has gone down might trigger weight gain, say researchers who have been studying the effect in mice.
Claridge's Hotel says breastfeeding mothers are welcome after a woman says she was asked to cover up while feeding her baby at tea.
A man in his 30s is killed in a road accident close to Newtownbutler, in County Fermanagh.
A student from West Yorkshire was murdered by having her drink spiked in the German city of Cologne, a Labour MP says.
A three-year-old girl who died after a fire broke out in her home died from smoke inhalation, an inquest has heard.
Is artificial intelligence a threat to the future of humanity?
The Treasury chief secretary has said widening divisions between Lib Dems and Tories mean Wednesday’s Autumn Statement by the chancellor will be the last big economic event of this government.
A database containing tens of millions of child abuse photos and videos will be launched this month to help police identify victims and suspects.
A database containing tens of millions of child abuse photos and videos will be launched next month to help police identify victims and suspects.
Civilian staff in police forces across England and Wales have voted to go on strike in a row over pay.
The University of Oxford's Prof Murray Shanahan provides a brief introduction to the topic of artificial intelligence.
Dermot O'Leary talks to BBC Breakfast about Simon Cowell, The X Factor and some of the more surprising musical choices in his book, The Soundtrack to My Life.
Family film Paddington, based on Michael Bond's books about the marmalade-loving bear, tops the UK box office chart after its first weekend in cinemas.
Stigma against travellers from Ebola-infected countries is hindering the fight against the disease, the Red Cross and Red Crescent charities say.