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Shop sales slip in Scotland despite "solid demand" for gaming and beauty products and a strong online performance, say retailers.
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to be voted in as Scotland's first minister by parliament, after Alex Salmond stepped down from the role.
The BBC's Jennifer Pak speaks to one Malaysian family about why it is so hard to save.
Recalling the day two Birmingham pubs were attacked, killing 21
The ancient fortress city embracing the modern world
The attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem follows months of tension, as Jeremy Bowen reports.
Conference sides Southport and Telford reach round two of the FA Cup as Concord Rangers frustrate League Two Mansfield.
The vote for women bishops was hugely important, says Caroline Wyatt, but does the Church of England need to do more?
How do tuition fees in England compare with the rest of Europe?
The attack at a Jerusalem synagogue which left four rabbis and a policeman dead appears on several front pages.
The advent of 4K technology will cause a big problem for animators who use computer-based techniques to make movies, says technical head of Minions movie maker Illumination.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller tell BBC Click about how they directed The Lego Movie
Manchester United prepare £47m Mats Hummels swoop, Real Madrid want Hugo Lloris, David De Gea fitness boost, plus more
Vladimir Putin's chief spokesperson says the West's response over the Ukraine crisis makes them "feel fear".
A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.
The trial has begun in Rio de Janeiro of Eike Batista, a Brazilian billionaire accused of insider dealing.
Gordon Strachan says Scotland appeared "mentally fatigued" in the defeat by England at Celtic Park.
A UN committee adopts a motion urging the Security Council to refer North Korea over its human rights record to the International Criminal Court.
There are tensions in Ferguson as the town awaits the decision of the grand jury on whether or not to charge Michael Brown's killer.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to win a "battle for Jerusalem" as the Israeli death toll in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue rises to five.