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A 4m (13ft) tall "solar tree" is set to be installed in the centre of Bristol.
A council writes to all schools in the ward area of one of its councillors, warning them he poses a "potential risk".
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.
Yaya Toure is among the Premier League players who may miss club games in the new year to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations.
England women's midfielder Karen Carney believes their historic game at Wembley on Sunday proves there is an appetite for the women's game.
A look back at the life of Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols
Two paedophiles serving life sentences for murdering a woman launch a human rights bid to see each other in prison.
British defending champion Savannah Marshall loses at the Women's World Championships in Jeju, Korea.
Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind could be out for up to six months with a knee injury suffered while playing for the Netherlands.
The Myanmar army denies it deliberately targeted a Kachin rebel camp in a mortar attack that killed 23 people.
An arrest warrant is issued for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte after he failed to appear for a court hearing.
Ivory Coast could face sanctions over a pitch invasion that followed their qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.
A teaching assistant is cleared of having sex with a 16-year-old pupil.
Northumberland County FA official John Cummings's appeal against a ban for discriminatory language is dismissed.
Consensus goes only so far when it comes to Scottish politics
Britain's first Bio-Bus, nicknamed "the number two," powered by human and food waste has taken to the roads in Bristol.
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
Politicians are often asked if they will stand down, and when they do it is important they get the statement and its timing right.
Security forces fire tear gas inside Nigeria's parliament in an apparent attempt to stop a senior politician from taking part in a debate over militant group Boko Haram.