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The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes to torpedo President Obama's immigration plan aimed at shielding four million undocumented people from deportation.
Northampton General Hospital confirms it is treating a woman who is suspected of having Ebola.
The health minister Jim Wells says he believes there was no need for political interference during the recent hospital pressures in Northern Ireland.
Shane Long's first-half goal sends Southampton into the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of Ipswich.
After inmate exodus, what next for Cuba prison?
Tottenham Hotspur fight back from 2-0 down to beat Burnley and reach the FA Cup fourth round.
Residents in a Cornish village have been describing the chaos caused by what is being called a "mini tornado" on Tuesday night.
The FBI has arrested an Ohio man for planning to bomb the US capitol in an Islamic State-inspired attack, according to court documents.
The print-works that the Kouachi brothers fled to has been left severely damaged by the fire-fight which took place there.
Real Sociedad boss David Moyes is sent to the stands as his side are knocked out of the Copa del Rey against Villarreal.
Bradford City secure an FA Cup fourth-round glamour tie at Chelsea after beating 10-man Millwall in their third-round replay.
A suspended sentence given to a religious studies teacher who had a sex with a pupil may be reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is "unduly lenient".
Fukushima disaster hits Japanese rice wine brewers
The unlikely growth of capitalism in North Korea
Etienne Capoue drills home an equaliser for Spurs as they fight back from two goals down against Burnley in the FA Cup third round.
Two climbers trying to scale the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park are inching towards the top of the 3,000ft (914m) peak.
BBC Director General Tony Hall has warned the future of the corporation is at stake, says David Sillito.
Female workers at North Lanarkshire Council have won their equal pay claims regarding interest on back pay but were not awarded compensation for injury to feelings.
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Google's enhanced translation tool to see if it delivers on its ambitious promises.
A teacher who had sex with a pupil at school avoids being sent to prison by a judge who said the victim "stalked him".