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The PSNI apologises to a murder victim's family after it emerged a man considered to be a chief suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.
Rescuing British women from forced marriage in Pakistan
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli will be given every chance to fight his way back into the team.
Gary Street, who led the England Women's team to World Cup glory in 2014, leaves his role as head coach of the side.
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 69, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.
While there are bits of gadgetry that are changing the way we gather and distribute news, the primary challenge comes from new platforms and software.
The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.
A former Newport primary school head teacher allowed staff to manipulate test results, a General Teaching Council for Wales hearing is told.
An Egyptian doctor is convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation surgery, a campaign group and lawyer say.
David Cameron was out for a family walk when he received a hoax call, claiming to be from the director of GCHQ.
A record £27.9bn worth of Scottish goods and services were exported across the world in 2013, according to official figures.
China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites.
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are recognised as comedy legends at Bristol's annual slapstick festival.
A young mother hopes to find a stranger on a train who left her a note calling her a "credit to her generation".
The number of drivers caught speeding on the A9 has fallen dramatically since average speed cameras were introduced, according to new figures.
Venus Williams beats sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in Australia.
There are fears the Ebibeyin Stadium is too small to host Equatorial Guinea's quarter-final on Saturday and may cause safety problems.
The Church of England is consecrating its first female bishop at a ceremony at York Minster