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A report into allegations of election fraud at Tower Hamlets is to be published on Tuesday, cabinet minister Eric Pickles says.
A teacher who sent lewd text messages to a 16-year-old schoolboy who later killed himself has been banned indefinitely from the classroom.
Libyan army cadets, training in the UK, are to return home early after an MP wrote to the MoD calling for the training to end.
West Indies cricket will survive a multi-million pound legal threat made by India's board, believes Brian Lara.
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits while entering bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits for eight years whilst continuing to compete in bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.
A British-Iranian woman held in Iran after trying to watch a men's volleyball match is on hunger strike for the second time, her family says.
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.
How mobile apps are taming India's "autos"
The African Union gives Burkina Faso's army two weeks to hand over power to a civilian government or risk sanctions, after Friday's coup.
Police launch an investigation after an elderly couple are found dead in a house in Millport on the Island of Great Cumbrae.
A scrap metal dealer from south east London has been jailed for buying memorial plaques stolen from cemeteries.
US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record $100m settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.
An undercover investigation by Panorama has found evidence of greyhounds being drugged in order to fix races.
Almost 60 years after he was first found at a London railway station, Paddington Bear is back on the streets of the capital - in the form of 50 statues of the fictional bear.
Heavy fighting breaks out in the centre of Libya's second city, Benghazi, as the army attempts to retake the area from Islamist militias.
The BBC's Home Editor Mark Easton is taking a road trip around the UK looking at how devolution could work - and testing the public appetite for change.
The funeral of actress Lynda Bellingham has taken place in Somerset.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells MPs she is sorry that there is still nobody to chair the historical child abuse inquiry.
A 16-year-old boy is given a life sentence after admitting the murder of teacher Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.