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A woman who apparently set herself on fire in the reception area of a Clydebank police station two weeks ago has died.
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More than 30 people are killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes near the capital Damascus, activists say.
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An AM denounces as "sickening" a decision to lower flags on Welsh government buildings following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
Diane Andryshakleft left her husband with the task of working on their home's renovations while she went out to work.
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Footage is released of the moment a bystander tackled a machete wielding robber after a smash-and-grab raid on a luxury City of London jewellers.
Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.
The amount of tax paid by some technology firms is "very small" relative to their returns, the governor of the Bank of England says.
Judd Trump says an Olympic gold medal win would be a better achievement than triumphing at the World Championship.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has condemned the lowering of flags on public buildings as a mark of respect for the Saudi king.
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims her second medal of the skeleton World Cup season with bronze in St Moritz.
The mother of a two-year-old girl talks of her "miracle" escape when a manhole on a Birmingham street exploded.
A trio of critically endangered Sumatran tigers cubs are born at Chester Zoo.
A chef and a manager of an east London pub are jailed for perverting the course of justice after a Christmas meal diner died.
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.
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