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A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
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A 21-year-old student was killed driving to meet friends at a pop festival after taking ecstasy, an inquest hears.
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.
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Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.
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The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.