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A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.
The US economy grew much faster than first reported in the third quarter, official figures have shown.
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the Hajj pilgrimage is arrested two days after retuning to the country from exile in India.
A terminally ill woman would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier, according to an expert witness at Cardiff High Court.
Star Trek legend William Shatner denies rumours he will boldly go to switch on the Christmas lights in a Cheshire town.
Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo are accused of not doing enough to prevent attacks, following a review into Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder.
A man is arrested over a street murder where the victim died following a "horrific attack" in Glasgow.
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision
The UK's newest newspaper was launched on Monday and The National is taking a pro-Scottish independence line.
Cricket, like most sports, carries risks but must retain its edge, writes BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will see a specialist about an ankle injury suffered in the defeat by Manchester United.
A world-renowned hearing consultant admits secretly filming hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors.
One of two men who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby in London last year studied at an Islamic college in west Wales, a report finds.
A cat suffered two broken legs and was shot more than 40 times with an air rifle, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises for using what he acknowledges was an offensive term at a public meeting but denies claims that it was aimed at "all unionists".
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.
UKIP now has two MPs and has been rising in the polls, but do people see the party as a serious political force or just a protest vote?
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.