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The Scottish government's failure to adequately fund GPs is putting patients at risk, according to the organisation that represents general practitioners.
Schools Minister David Laws calls for an independent body to set the curriculum and school standards in order to end political interference.
British travellers have been warned they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he is "probably" to blame for the financial problems afflicting some of the smaller teams.
Pragaret Singh, known to his friends as Charlie, was a father of three and killed as he tried to protect the takings from his family business.
US officials have started to investigate why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed over California's Mojave desert on a test flight.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho criticises the club's support and says Stamford Bridge felt like an "empty stadium" against QPR.
An Argentine judge asks Spain to arrest and extradite 20 former officials accused of abuses during the military rule of General Franco.
A food store owner was shot dead at his Manchester business while "grappling" with a pair of robbers, police believe.
A 29-year-old British man has been arrested in Hong Kong after the bodies of two women were found in an apartment, one of them in a suitcase.
Luis Suarez's home debut ends in defeat as Barcelona are surprisingly beaten at the Nou Camp by Celta Vigo.
A 22-year-old woman is sexually assaulted by a gang of teenagers wearing Scream-like Halloween masks, police say.
Boss Louis van Gaal hopes Manchester United can exploit Manchester City's dip in form at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Burkina Faso military chiefs back Lt-Col Isaac Zida as transitional president, an army statement says, appearing to end confusion over who is in charge.
Celtic will play Rangers in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals with Aberdeen meeting Dundee United.
Campaigners opposed to the introduction of water charges in the Republic of Ireland stage almost 100 separate protests across the state.
A public appeal to help people affected by the Ebola crisis in West Africa has received £4 million in donations in its first two days, organisers say.
Three explosions have taken place during a major warehouse blaze in Norfolk.
Anna Holligan reports from the Dutch city of Groningen as a Dutch supermarket chain launches a new range of products made from edible insects.
Hundreds of Egyptians have been barred from entering Libya through Tripoli airport, it was revealed on Saturday.