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Is there a right way to deal with jihadists who want to come home?
The NHS ombudsman - the independent service that investigates patients' complaints - is wholly ineffective and failing families, warns the Patients Association.
More than one in 10 men have paid for sex, according to a major study of British sexual habits.
A council's failure to respond to a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal is labelled "astonishing" by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted.
As Iran and six world powers begin a "final" round of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, BBC Persian's Kasra Naji assesses the chances of a deal.
The number of terrorist attacks and deaths from terrorism rose sharply in 2013, with Islamist militants behind most cases, a new report says.
Concerns about police failures to investigate hundreds of thousands of crimes, including sex offences, make headlines, along with the return of bird flu.
Payday lender Wonga continues to show adverts in Poland similar to those that were cancelled in the UK for being attractive to children.
The Public Accounts Committee has criticised HM Revenue & Customs for its "unacceptably slow" action against tax avoiders.
Organised child sex abuse is widespread in England and councils must review protection policies, a report by MPs on the Rotherham exploitation scandal says.
A former convict turned entrepreneur is looking to give other ex-offenders in Singapore a new lease on life through his restaurant chain Eighteen Chefs.
England manager Roy Hodgson said his side were making progress even before the "cold shower" of World Cup failure.
Around 10,000 Hungarians take part in a "public outrage day" in Budapest, protesting against the government and public corruption.
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The head of Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras promises to improve the way it is run as it struggles to deal with a corruption scandal.
Ex-England captain and Rangers defender Terry Butcher says Roy Hodgson's men can expect a hostile reception in Scotland.
Notorious US mass murderer Charles Manson has been granted a licence to marry a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison, AP reports.
Hugh Bonneville talks to BBC News about his role in Paddington, the continuing success of Downton Abbey and on being the BBC's Head of Values in W1A
Unmanned drones are "undoubtedly" being used to harass people and it is difficult catching those responsible, police tell a House of Lords committee.