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The Indonesian army should stop imposing "virginity tests" on female recruits, rights groups say ahead of a medical conference in Bali.
Death toll in US train derailment rises to eight as engineer Brandon Bostian says he has no recollection of the crash.
The government had already decided to rule out a public inquiry into the 1989 killing of solicitor Pat Finucane but staged a "sham process" to conceal this, the High Court is told.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he is "dreading" his final match at Anfield and expects the fixture to be emotional.
RAF jets are scrambled after two Russian military aircraft are seen flying north of Scotland towards UK airspace.
The country's premier has announced investment that he says will increase speed and lower prices - and called upon telecoms firms to help.
Aston Villa are fined £200,000 for pitch invasions at the FA Cup quarter-final against West Bromwich Albion.
Yvette Cooper says Labour needs a bolder and more optimistic vision for the future, as she set out her pitch for the party leadership.
Adam Lyth will make his England debut in the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's, with Mark Wood also in the squad.
The prime minister appoints former adviser Andrew Dunlop to be the new junior minister at the Scotland Office.
What do people in England's major cities think of George Osborne's devolution plan?
A study suggests that when most galaxies stop forming stars, this death is a slow process that gradually chokes them of the necessary cool gases.
Microsoft is exploring ways to make its forthcoming augmented reality headset respond to the wearer's stress levels.
A giant embroidery of a Wikipedia page - measuring 13 metres long - is unveiled at the British Library as part of the celebrations surrounding the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
Andre Schurrle says he learned he was a Premier League title winner after receiving a surprise text message from Jose Mourinho.
Ex-Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle banned from driving for three years after admitting drink driving
Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw criticises publication of Prince Charles's so-called "black spider memos", saying they should have remained private.
The aerospace firm Bombardier is to cut at least 220 jobs from its Northern Ireland operation due to a fall in demand for its business jets.
Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State militants in Syria.