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The M1 is closed in both directions after a lorry driver was seriously injured in a crash between Bedford and Flitwick.
Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has resigned as Canada's top diplomat.
After New Jersey Governor Chris Christie calls for a "conversation" on vaccination mandates, Hillary Clinton, Rand Paul and pundits on the left and right enter the fray.
The government's lobbying register is described as a "dog's breakfast" by the chairman of a Commons committee.
Arsenal Ladies forward Kelly Smith, 36, ends her England career after 46 goals in 117 appearances.
Plans for a new £1.8m visitor centre at the Kelpies attraction in Falkirk are expanded, delaying its opening by several months.
German prosecutors bring manslaughter charges against a man for the death of student Tugce Albayrak, whose killing shocked the nation.
McLaren finally make a breakthrough on the third day of testing and manage to put mileage on their new car and Honda engine.
A motorist is fined after he drives his car across a railway track in front of an oncoming train.
An unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to finally see the light of day, 60 years after the US author put it aside to write To Kill a Mockingbird.
Manchester United midfielder Anderson joins Brazilian club Internacional, signing a four-year contract.
More families of children with autism in England are taking legal action against their local authority over special needs provision.
The European Commission has widened its corporate tax probe to include Belgium's rules on so-called "excess profit".
A man who claimed he could not walk far and claimed £26,000 in disability benefits was a champion golfer, a court hears.
Harry Redknapp resigns as manager of Premier League strugglers QPR because of an upcoming knee operation.
Three soldiers on anti-terror patrol in Nice, southern France, wounded in knife attack, French police say
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho signs a new long-term contract that will keep him at Anfield until June 2020.
Some 40,000 Russians sign a petition urging the authorities to release a mother of seven detained over alleged spying for Ukraine.
A young Rangers fan has been speaking about getting hit in the face by a bottle on the way to the Old Firm game.
Alistair Darling tells the BBC that he would be willing to share a platform with Alex Salmond during any EU referendum campaign.