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Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the pack in a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Padraig Harrington pulls out of this week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth because of a shoulder injury.
Last minute changes to new maths GCSEs are ordered after tests reveal they are not pitched at the right level.
Magnox says it plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs across 12 of its nuclear power sites by September 2016.
For the first time in Britain paying without cash is more popular than using notes and coins.
A 13-year-old rugby club player, who fell from a moving coach on the M49 near Avonmouth, "could very easily have been killed", a court hears.
The truth behind the Facebook rumour
The granddaughter of a 92-year-old poppy seller who was found dead in Bristol said she wants her remembered as a "fun-loving person".
England may not appoint a new coach before the Ashes start in July, according to new cricket director Andrew Strauss.
Was it right for mother to publicly scold teenage daughter?
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.
One of two rail unions planning bank holiday industrial action calls off its strike after receiving a new pay offer from Network Rail.
Many migrants attempting to flee Myanmar by boat are being held to ransom by traffickers instead of travelling as planned, as Jonah Fisher reports.
There are fewer young people not in education, employment or training in the UK than at any time since 2005, the Office of National Statistics says.
Raheem Sterling's agent says the winger will not sign a new contract at Liverpool even if he is offered "£900,000-a-week".
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is pictured playing football despite weeks of protests over his bid to run for a third term in office.
A sheep found by police in a block of flats in Dublin's inner city is given the name Bond, Olivia Bond, licensed to lamb.
UK workers could take every Friday off if they were as productive as other nations - so why aren't we?
Eight men appear in court charged in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.
QPR striker Charlie Austin is named in the England squad to play the Republic of Ireland and Slovenia in June.