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Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has ruled himself out of the Scottish Labour leadership contest, the BBC understands.
Immigration must not be seen as a "deep menace", but must be managed "prudently and carefully", Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says.
Meet the NHS volunteers heading to West Africa
The former owner of a painting that was auctioned for £42,000 sues Sotheby's because he now believes it is by Italian master Caravaggio and worth £11m.
Two men, one of whom is a convicted murderer, are on the run from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire, police say.
David Cameron tells MPs the UK will not pay the extra £1.7bn demanded by the EU, promising to challenge it "in every way possible".
Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK's skies, pilots association Balpa has said.
Holidays for pupils in term-time should only be granted if the circumstances are "rare, unavoidable, significant and short", say head teachers
Prime Minister David Cameron has been shoved by a member of the public on a visit to Leeds. after he attended a news conference about the proposed high speed rail link.
Poet's praise as centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas is marked
Marussia and Caterham "may not be the last" teams to suffer from the cost of Formula 1, says former FIA president Max Mosley.
Royal Wootton Bassett reflects on its enduring symbolic role in honouring the war dead.
Haitians protest in the capital Port-au-Prince as a new postponement of long-delayed legislative and municipal elections is announced.
Newsnight's Stephen Smith reports from Westminster Abbey's triforium, which is to be converted to create gallery space in what will be the first major addition to the building since 1745.
After India warned its military not to use Xiaomi devices owing to privacy fears, the Chinese firm announces plans to open an Indian data centre.
One of the people who died in a beach tragedy in Cornwall could have been trying to save young surfers in difficulty, the RNLI has said.
A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash in Bangor which closed one of the main routes through the Gwynedd city.
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South African police launch a major investigation and offer a large reward to find the killers of South Africa football captain Senzo Meyiwa.
A 30-year-old teacher from Greater Manchester, who planned to join Islamic State militants in Syria, pleads guilty to two terrorism offences.