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A businessman killed by a runaway tipper truck was planning his retirement.
Two men who "laughed and boasted" about raping a girl outside a nightclub are jailed for nine years.
After a week of marathon diplomacy, including extensive travel and endless negotiations, Germans are asking how does Chancellor Merkel keep going - and when does she sleep?
The driver of a tipper truck that crashed in Bath, killing a child and three adults, passed his HGV test just days earlier, it emerges.
Composer and pianist John McCabe, one-time director of the London College of Music, dies aged 75.
The 11th Cricket World Cup is set to start, with co-hosts Australia and New Zealand both playing on the first day.
Russia says it has made no promises to free Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, despite claims following the Minsk peace deal.
Two thousand websites selling fake luxury goods have been removed by UK police since the start of the year.
A man hailed as the country's longest serving police officer is being honoured as he retires just short 50 years of service.
Ex-TV weatherman Fred Talbot is found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys when he was a teacher.
A retired PE teacher is jailed for nine years for sexually abusing schoolboys nearly 60 years ago.
European Union leaders call for stricter checks on travellers entering the passport-free Schengen area, in response to last month's Paris attacks.
Egypt says it is ready to evacuate its citizens from Libya after IS militants release images apparently showing Egyptian Christians seized there.
UK construction output fell by more than initially estimated in the final quarter of 2014 after new home building declined for the first time in nearly two years.
Jonathan Agnew on England's World Cup chances, Eoin Morgan's form, why Australia are favourites but India might struggle.
An Oxfordshire resident expresses his bemusement at being awarded a free bin in a prize draw after filling out a survey for his council.
McCartney on why making music was easier in the low-tech era
Former Manchester United player Paul Scholes says the club's play is "miserable" and failing their attacking traditions.
The head of the FBI has admitted that many police officers in US cities develop racial biases over time.
Preview of Saturday's international between England and Italy at Twickenham.