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Prison officers in England and Wales say jails have become so violent that they are being run on a "wing and a prayer".
Newly-crowned BDO world champion Scott Mitchell on meeting movie stars, buying tractors and being dropped by his pub team.
Council leaders warn that primary schools in England could be pushed to breaking point by the cost of creating places for extra pupils.
Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips is to leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.
There is outrage in India after a minister in Goa says the state government is planning to set up centres to "cure" homosexuals and make them "normal".
Staff at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, where the Paris attacks began, are preparing to print three million copies of their next edition, reports the BBC's Ben Bland.
A cemetery is closed as police exhume unidentified remains buried in a grave which they believe could be those of a woman missing for 35 years.
Credit unions in Wales find it "impossible" to compete with the marketing budgets of payday lenders, an industry experts says.
A key policy to drive up standards in numeracy and literacy in Wales is only making "modest" progress, two years after it was introduced.
Northern Ireland Water and unions are to hold further talks later to resolve a pensions dispute, after industrial action meant 10,000 customers faced water supply disruption.
More money will be allocated to the Department for Employment and Learning when the Stormont executive agrees a final budget, a minister indicates.
Former prime minister Tony Blair is due to give evidence to the Westminster committee investigating the On The Runs letters scheme later.
Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka at the start of a six-day Asian visit.
At least 14 people die after consuming toxic alcohol in India's Uttar Pradesh state, police say.
An RAF jet had a near-miss with a private light aircraft while carrying out a training manoeuvre over Norfolk, a report concludes.
Asia's importance in the art market is growing, we find out why.
Divers in the Java Sea have retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501.
Some child protection cases dealt with by West Yorkshire Police were delayed and long and complex investigations resulted in a "weak" response", a police watchdog said.
Nick Clegg is to reaffirm his party's opposition to what critics have dubbed a "snoopers' charter", in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Divers have retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from AirAsia flight QZ8501, say officials, the next step in determining why it crashed.