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The children of Bhopal bear scars of gas leak 30 years on
A proposed garden bridge over the River Thames moves a step closer after Westminster Council approves the plans.
Police have been given more time to question five terror suspects, the Metropolitan Police says.
Handing transport powers to England's new "city regions" could lead to a "confiscation of assets", the chief executive of Stagecoach, the UK's biggest bus operator, warns.
Tiger Woods says he can still compete at golf's top level, despite admitting he can no longer drive as far.
A package to boost bank lending to small and medium-sized businesses has been announced ahead of Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is forced to clarify his remarks on sex education in schools after appearing to contradict party policy during a live televised debate.
The family of the South African anti-apartheid activist, Steve Biko, take legal action in an attempt to stop a post-mortem report on his death being sold at auction.
Early intervention in anorexia cases is key to prevent irreparable health issues, one sufferer has warned.
A mother who says she was asked to cover her baby while breastfeeding at Claridge's Hotel says she felt humiliated.
The trial and conviction of a paedophile former care home boss sees a rise in demand for help from a sexual abuse charity.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury says that the deficit is not falling as quickly as the government would like.
French MPs vote in favour of recognising a Palestinian state, in a highly symbolic gesture that will not be binding upon the government.
As Tiger Woods returns from injury, BBC Sport golf correspondent Iain Carter asks whether the American has still got it.
Director Quentin Tarantino pays tribute to the actor Christoph Waltz, as the Austrian unveils his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
The personal collection of late artist Lucian Freud was among the art donated to the public over the last year under a scheme that accepts cultural artefacts in place of tax.
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino says the manoeuvre that sank the cruise ship was carried out to impress passengers.
Eating after the sun has gone down might trigger weight gain, say researchers who have been studying the effect in mice.
Claridge's Hotel says breastfeeding mothers are welcome after a woman says she was asked to cover up while feeding her baby at tea.
A man in his 30s is killed in a road accident close to Newtownbutler, in County Fermanagh.