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Robbie Savage gives his verdict on which teams will survive in the Premier League - and who is heading for the Championship.
Fewer children have rotten teeth, according to the latest report on a dental drive through schools in disadvantaged areas.
The father of a Limavady schoolgirl warns parents to be vigilant when their children are using the internet after his daughter was groomed on a social media site.
Bowel cancer tests which are currently available for people aged over 60 will not be extended to those in their fifties, the Welsh government says.
District nurses in Northern Ireland are under-staffed, under-resourced and often abused while treating patients in the community, according to the Royal College of Nursing.
Thousands of people gathered in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday evening to support their new government.
Chimpanzees from The Netherlands who were moved to Edinburgh Zoo appear to have learnt to speak in a Scottish accent.
A California bank is to close its money transfer service to Somalia over concerns the funds are being channelled to militants.
East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao - who led the nation to independence from Indonesia in 2002 - submits his resignation letter.
Custody suites in Kent are "among the worst" seen by inspectors, with racist and pornographic graffiti daubed on the walls, the prison watchdog says.
Harvard University introduces a total ban on relationships between professors and students in bid to stop sexual harassment.
Severe winter weather has been causing chaos for many across parts of Europe, including Sweden, Italy and Spain.
A fire in a small wholesale market in southern China's Guangdong province kills 17 people, state media say.
Migratory birds may be spreading viruses that cause bird flu around the world, say scientists.
The number of people with mental health illnesses being detained in police cells is a "scandal", and the practice must end, MPs say.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks in Russia to try to end renewed fighting in east Ukraine.
The safest time to fly during pregnancy is before 37 weeks and, if you are carrying twins, before 32 weeks, new advice says.
Two Australian Liberal MPs say they will call a leadership challenge against beleaguered Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
The Army must do more to recruit black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) personnel, its top officer says.
Police have spent about £10m providing a 24-hour guard at the Ecuadorean embassy in London since Wikileaks founder Julian Assange claimed asylum there.