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Living standards are still being squeezed, but not for those in steady long-term work.
Residents in much of rebel-held Donetsk have been left without water after power supplies to a filtering plant were hit by shelling, the mayor says.
Rome's troubled Opera house announces nearly 200 jobs have been saved after it signed a deal with trade unions.
Two men ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation can be named, a High Court judge says.
An eagle with a camera attached flies across London offering a different perspective on some of the capital's best-known landmarks.
A couple have been "fined" £100 for posting a review on Trip Advisor, describing the Broadway Hotel in Blackpool as a "rotten stinking hovel".
A BBC local radio presenter has apologised for suggesting women were "partially responsible" for rape live on air.
Skimpy celebrity outfit shocks Arab world
Characters, assassins, initiation, friction and fights: Michael Vaughan explores the dynamics of the dressing room.
Prince Harry takes part in a friendly duel with a local warrior and is taught swordsmanship skills on his trip to Oman
What’s troubling disabled people about the Tania Clarence case?
ParalympicsGB's chef de mission for Rio 2016 Penny Briscoe tells BBC Sport she is pleased with progress made towards the Games.
The authorities in Burkina Faso appoint an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.
Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia Trinidad, 23, who disappeared last week, have been found dead, officials say.
A 16-month-old boy dies after a suspected accident involving his high chair.
A zookeeper is taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries in a enclosure following an "incident involving a rhino".
An anti-abortion protester is convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast city centre offices.
About 500 jobs are secured at a defence firm in Edinburgh, with the signing of a deal to upgrade the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.
Ed Miliband challenges the PM over a legal case about the spare room subsidy by a domestic violence victim.
Frenchman Romain Grosjean will continue as driver at Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season, the team confirm.