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The Institute for Fiscal Studies outlines the knock-on effect of giving the NHS the money it has asked for?
Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis urges Germany not to humiliate the country over its debts, comparing its situation with inter-war Germany.
In a memo to staff, leaked to the Verge, Twitter boss Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for dealing with trolling.
A couple from Wales is among tourists forced to spend the night in a school gym in Spain after being caught in snow storms in the north of the country.
Scotland's Finn Russell, Mark Bennett and Blair Cowan will make their Six Nations debuts against France on Saturday.
President Obama is being urged to supply Ukraine with "defensive lethal assistance". But how can a weapon be both defensive and lethal?
The case of a doctor found not guilty of carrying out female genital mutilation was "reviewed thoroughly", the director of public prosecutions insists.
Author Harper Lee rejects claims she is being pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, saying she is "happy as hell".
German and French leaders are to make a crisis visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev with a new peace initiative amid escalating fighting in the east of the country.
Tunisia face being banned from the next Africa Cup of Nations after refusing to apologise for accusing Caf of cheating.
The driver of a council bin lorry which careered out of control in Glasgow city centre, killing six people, says he has no memory of the crash.
Russian cinemas start showing the Oscar-nominated Russian film Leviathan - minus the many swear words.
What makes Google remove an Autocomplete suggestion?
Scotland last year recorded the highest number of house sales since 2008, according to figures released by Registers of Scotland.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi orders an end to a long-standing night-time curfew in Baghdad.
An independent Bedford councillor is found guilty of punching two teenagers outside a village hall.
A film starring Juliette Binoche as an arctic explorer will open the 65th Berlin Film Festival on Thursday.
One prisoner has been killed and five officers seriously wounded at a prison in the Ghanaian town of Kumasi, when inmates tried to escape after a fire broke out, officials say.
The historical child sex abuse inquiry in England and Wales will not be allowed to "drag on" and must have achievable goals, says its new chairwoman.
A grandmother who lost her fight against two retail giants is expected to have her Ceredigion home demolished.