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The Supreme Court ruling, which implies that Prince Charles's advocacy correspondence should be released, has wider implications for freedom of information.
The semi-secret trial of Erol Incedal and six unanswered questions
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.
Researchers in the US copy bird and bat wings to build a drone that can rebound and recover from mid-air collisions.
There is a "bit of everything" to Harry Kane's game and he can be "very, very good", says ex-England striker Alan Shearer.
A man wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of a Cardiff woman in a hotel in the city has been extradited from Africa.
Co-pilot of Germanwings flight that crashed in Alps took sole control of plane and intentionally started descent, officials say
Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.
The government refuses to extend the lives of two deep coal mines, saying more state aid would not represent value for money.
The UN's refugee agency says the number of refugees seeking asylum in developed countries rose by 45% in 2014, with Germany receiving the most claims.
Australia power into the Cricket World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney.
Nigeria's two main presidential candidates sign a peace accord to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday.
A man prosecuted for failing to look after his pet pig lodges a complaint against the RSPCA for putting it down.
Oil giants Shell and Taqa announce plans to cut hundreds of North Sea jobs, citing "challenging" times for the industry.
Who will replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear?
France cuts its budget deficit target for this year and signals that the economic recovery is gathering pace.
Tech companies are vying to launch a successful live-streaming video service.
Law student Erol Incedal cleared at Old Bailey of charge of planning terror attack
Jeremy Clarkson's return to the BBC cannot be ruled out, the BBC's creative director Alan Yentob tells Newsnight.
Britain is to provide military training to "Syrian moderate opposition forces", Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.