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A champion golfer who said he was too ill to walk but played the sport regularly is found guilty of a £26,000 benefit fraud.
A jealous husband tried to murder his nurse wife as she tended to patients on an intensive care ward, a court hears.
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The drug abiraterone can add four months to the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if given before chemotherapy, evidence suggests.
John Sudworth takes a look at the taxi hit by the TransAsia plane that crashed into a river shortly after take-off from a Taipei airport.
A New York judge is hearing arguments over whether to disclose records of the secret grand jury proceedings in the case of a man killed by police.
Hundreds of children who were forced to work in factories amid "inhuman conditions" are reunited with their parents.
Police say they are investigating a possible link between three objects found under cars in different parts of Belfast, but are keeping an "open mind".
Police investigating rape and child prostitution allegations in Tyneside charge 20 men.
Internet parodies of the Zimbabwean leader's fall
The assets of the collapsed Caterham team have been put up for sale, apparently ending hopes they could return to Formula 1 this season.
A 12-year-old member of a Japanese pop group has lapsed into a coma after inhaling helium during a TV stunt.
E-cigarettes generate toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco and may harm the lungs and immune system, new research suggests.
Observations of the oldest light in the sky suggest the first stars in the cosmos burst into life about 100 million years later than previously thought.
Two men arrested on suspicion of murdering Kyle Vaughan, who vanished more than two years ago, are released without charge.
A care worker allowed a young boy with a history of "extreme violence" to shoot a ball-bearing gun near a home for children with behavioural problems, a disciplinary panel hears.
The mother of 10-month-old Chloe Sutherland appears at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with her murder.
A car careers off the road and smashes into a 300-year-old hotel owned by the National Trust.
Spanish emergency services rescue at least 220 people trapped by snow on roads in northern Spain, as snow storms hit the rest of the country.
Nato is forming a new 'spearhead' force aimed at deterring what is perceived as a potential Russian threat. BBC News assesses the force's capacity.