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Jon Brain visits a new community-based supermarket that aims to tackle food poverty.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan accepts a Football Association charge over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.
First Minister Carwyn Jones calls on the UK government to be more open about the future of the United Kingdom, and how powers should be shared among the four nations.
The influence and values of universities have a far-reaching international impact, says former foreign secretary William Hague
Labour leader Ed Miliband sets out Labour's immigration plans in a speech in Great Yarmouth.
How Australia's ABC News reported the Sydney siege at the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place, Sydney.
Australian police say they will maintain central Sydney in lockdown "for as long as it takes", as a gunman holds people hostage inside a cafe.
The jury in the trial of three G4S guards accused of killing Jimmy Mubenga on a plane at Heathrow in 2010 retires to consider its verdict.
A report finds a Birmingham mother murdered by her violent and "controlling" partner was not listened to by authorities.
Was the Christmas display at Buckingham Palace prompted by a letter from a commuter?
Peter Robinson says David Cameron has indicated he could improve his financial offer to the Northern Ireland executive.
Celtic are drawn against Inter Milan in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Liverpool facing Turkish side Besiktas.
A South Wales Police officer tried to cheat his way out of a speeding ticket by changing his car number plates, is jailed.
News images from around the world: 15 December
Prosecutors in the Philippines charge a US marine with murder in connection with the death of a Filipino transgender woman.
Isohunt, a website providing access to mostly pirated material, has put online a clone of closed-down rival The Pirate Bay
Could a UN plan to freeze hostilities in the embattled city of Aleppo really be a fruitful first step towards reducing violence in Syria, asks the BBC's Lyse Doucet
Three people deny claiming the firm carried more concessionary passengers than was true.
Nigeria's two main oil workers' unions begin a nationwide strike, threatening to hurt the output of Africa's largest oil producer.
A former police officer convicted of sex attacks on two women and a string of assaults is jailed for 12 years at the High Court in Edinburgh.