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Police investigating the suspected murder of a teenager who has been missing for more than seven years are searching a field in Blackpool.
Former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar says the England team will be damaged by the £5.14bn Premier League TV rights deal.
Two women die in separate crashes in counties Antrim and Down.
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A nine-year-old boy has died after being struck by a car on the A92 in Glenrothes early on Tuesday evening.
Lower oil prices will fail to give a "significant boost" to global growth in the next two years, according to a report by Moody's.
Critical care and emergency services at Bristol's new £430m hospital are criticised by a health watchdog.
Australia is to compete in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, organisers confirm.
Wales' biggest building society, The Principality, unveils record pre-tax profits and says it has helped 2,300 people buy their first home.
The main environment body in Wales is blamed for allowing part of a stream to be destroyed during work to prevent flooding in Conwy.
The trial of the captain of the sunken liner, the Costa Concordia, draws to a close in Italy.
Malaysian police arrest a cartoonist for sedition after he tweets criticism of the imprisonment of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
A pile-up involving 100 cars on a bridge near Incheon airport in South Korea leaves at least two people dead.
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British diplomatic staff in Yemen have been withdrawn and the embassy closed due the security situation in the country, the Foreign Office says.
Captain Suzie Bates leads the way with a century as New Zealand beat England by 67 runs in their first one-day international.
The boss of HM Revenue & Customs will appear before a panel of MPs later on Wednesday and will face questions about its role in the HSBC tax evasion row.
Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.
The government's response to the Ebola crisis and its decision to cancel flights to affected areas is criticised by a committee of MPs.
The head of a review into the treatment of whistleblowers in England, Sir Robert Francis QC, tells the BBC he has heard shocking accounts of suffering by staff who raised concerns.