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An inquest into the murder of a Catholic postman by loyalists in 2002 is told that a tape failed to record CCTV footage of the shooting.
The WPBSA employs table-fitters throughout Sunday night to address concerns about playing conditions at the UK Championship.
Maoist rebels have killed at least 13 paramilitary policemen in an ambush in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
A German surveillance video shows a man's sudden attack on a young woman, who died after trying to stop the harassment of two girls.
Prince Harry reveals a secret about himself to back a new campaign for World Aids Day.
The UN's World Food Programme suspends a critical food aid scheme for more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees because of a funding crisis.
Gordon Brown is preparing to announce that he will stand down from parliament in 2015, the BBC understands.
Nato is formulating a response to Vladimir Putin's aggressive stance in Ukraine, while trying not to ramp up the threat of a new Cold War, says Jonathan Marcus.
Watch a 60-foot wave engulf British surfer Andrew Cotton in Portugal.
The Turner Prize is announced tonight. A prize of £25,000 awaits the winner of the prize aimed at celebrating the best in contemporary British art
An MP uses the abbreviation of cockerel, and a list of surnames, many times in a Parliamentary speech about poultry.
A Scottish couple have an unexpected wedding guest in the shape of The Who's Roger Daltrey, who gave an impromptu performance at their reception.
New rights to allow parents to share leave following the birth or adoption of their child have become law.
"Black Friday" saw shoppers fighting over goods in supermarkets - but is it legal to take items from another shopper before they reach the checkout?
An industrial tribunal awards a Catholic nurse £9,900 over religious discrimination, after a hospital canteen served a dish called Drumcree Chicken.
A 71-year-old man dies after he is attacked by cattle at his farm in County Fermanagh.
The downfall of Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, has been both dramatic and unusually public.
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The deaths of a mother and her son when she jumped from rocks on Dartmoor in Devon could not have been prevented, a report finds.
Lawyers for the family of a soldier who died at Deepcut Barracks in Surrey ask a judge to consider having her body exhumed.