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A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.
A murder investigation is launched after an 18-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in hospital.
A new newspaper, claiming to represent those who voted for independence from Britain in last September's referendum, has been launched in Scotland.
Labour says it has identified £250m in cost savings in the police service, promising to use the cash to protect the front line.
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An attraction styled, though not produced, by TV interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has had to close after just one day, following complaints from hundreds of disappointed customers.
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".
Ex-Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is not motivated by revenge before his Schalke side host his old club on Tuesday.
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity.
The Northern Ireland Assembly calls on republicans to provide more information to the police about the murder of County Armagh man Paul Quinn seven years ago.
Mr Hagel may not have been fired from his top military post but he appears to have been pushed, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus
Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers-Taylor become the first women to win international four-man bobsleigh medals.
The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC that there's a risk that long term growth in the UK, and other developed economies, will be "soggier than it has been in the past"
Police in Granada have arrested three priests and one layman on suspicion of child sex abuse, according to Spain's interior minister.
See Lewis Hamilton's season in stats as he becomes only the fourth British F1 driver to win multiple world championships.
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.
After Odell Beckham Jr's incredible catch for the New York Giants, BBC Sport looks at the best efforts from the 2013 season to see how they compare.