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Teachers at the NUT conference back a ballot on a boycott of new literacy and numeracy tests for four-year-olds.
Protesters are gathering in Glasgow to demonstrate against Britain's Trident nuclear weapons programme.
Two men are charged in connection with a £1m of cannabis haul in Northern Ireland.
The death of a baby born in hospital is to be independently investigated after a health trust referred itself for external review.
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's condition is improving in hospital, after she was found unconscious at home and admitted to intensive care, her website says.
A man is charged with murder after a woman is found dead in a house in Newcastle, police confirm.
Former New Zealand rugby player Mils Muliaina is arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in Cardiff last month.
Five people are being held for questioning after an al-Shabab massacre at a university in eastern Kenya that left more than 140 people dead, officials say.
The history of Hampton Court Palace will be retold in one evening as part of celebrations to mark its five hundredth anniversary.
Tiger Woods' latest comeback will be the most demanding yet at a tournament more intense than any other, says BBC Sport's Iain Carter.
A new form of polo swaps the four-legged mounts for Segways, making it more accessible and cheaper.
An abandoned foal found severely emaciated on a roadside has finally been able to stand up and run around after weeks of physiotherapy.
The Welsh government should be able to borrow up to £1bn to fund major new projects, the Liberal Democrats say.
An abandoned, "dying" foal, found on a roadside, is finally able to run around after weeks of physiotherapy.
A Chinese-born US geologist is reportedly released after serving more than seven years in prison in China for stealing state secrets.
Man Utd join race for Sterling, three English clubs want Argentina striker, Mourinho wants post-season tour, plus more.
President Obama begins his push to persuade sceptical members of the US Congress to back the Iran nuclear agreement.
The Lib Dems have set out plans for a £2.5bn healthcare fund to alleviate pressure on hospitals in England.
Pornography websites must adopt age-restriction controls to prevent children from accessing them or face closure, the Conservatives say.
After sumo wrestling's streak of champions from countries such as Mongolia and Bulgaria, Japanese fans are yearning for one of their own to win the championship.