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Oil prices have fallen sharply and are likely to remain low for a number of years, but more fundamental change is around the corner.
Plans to sell Prestwick Airport back to the private sector are viable but it could take "some years", Audit Scotland says.
The UK offshore oil and gas industry saw its worst performance for four decades last year, according to a survey by Oil & Gas UK.
Israeli intelligence took a different view of Iran's nuclear capabilities from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a leaked cable suggests.
Getting married is a day never to be forgotten but for one couple from Leeds their day was memorable for a number of reasons.
US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with the emir of Qatar on Tuesday. They may talk about hostage negotiations.
Former captain Michael Vaughan says England are too predictable and wants Alex Hales to get a World Cup chance.
The plan to turn 11km of a Canadian town into an ice rink
September's World Cup may be too early for Sam Burgess to make it into the England squad, says coach Stuart Lancaster.
A single mother with four children, including one with cerebral palsy, has come forward to claim her part of a $564m (£365m) Powerball jackpot.
Kew Gardens, which is facing an annual £5m budget deficit, announces its new science strategy.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche defends forward Ashley Barnes over his "ugly" challenge on Chelsea's Nemanja Matic.
Libya's internationally-recognised parliament suspends its participation in UN-brokered talks aimed at restoring calm to the country.
A former primary school head teacher bullied staff, encouraged pupils to disrupt lessons and allowed a caretaker to supervise a class while a teacher had a haircut, a disciplinary hearing is told.
Jane Hawking, Stephen Hawking's former wife, on whose memoir the film The Theory of Everything is based, says that she was "astounded" at how realistic Felicity Jones' performance was.
The House of Commons has defeated a bid by backbench MPs to make explicit in law that abortion on the grounds of gender is illegal in the UK.
A study suggests eating peanut as a baby can dramatically reduce the risk of allergy - contrary to advice given around the world.
The World Health Organisation says a new generation of so called 'smart syringes,' that break after being used once, could save a million lives a year around the world.
Japan's seaweed industry misses out on Abenomics
Barcelona are not clear favourites to beat Manchester City and reach the Champions League last eight, says Luis Enrique.