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The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by the time they reach their 70s than the richest, a study suggests.
Two men are ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation.
Tania Clarence, mother who killed her three disabled children in London, sentenced at Old Bailey to hospital order
Anti-mafia police in northern Italy arrest 40 people after an inquiry in which mafia initiation rites were reportedly filmed for the first time.
Leigh Halfpenny takes over at full-back with Liam Williams on the bench against NZ while Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar return.
Four people are stabbed to death by rampaging youths in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, police say, hours after raids on two mosques accused of militant links.
An inquest into the death of two men who died after having a kidney transplant allegedly infected with a parasitic worm begins in Cardiff.
More English patients are registered with GPs in Wales than vice versa, a top NHS official tells MPs.
The campaign for the by-election in Rochester enters its last 48 hours, as the BBC's Norman Smith talks to all candidates for the seat.
A woman, who ambulance crews had difficulty reaching in a locked high-rise building, wakes up from a coma 19 days after prematurely giving birth to twin girls who later died.
Thousands of supporters of a controversial Hindu guru clash with police outside his ashram in the northern Indian state of Haryana.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a parliamentary election two years ahead of schedule. The BBC's explains why he chose to do this and what it might mean.
Champion jockey AP McCoy admits his quest for a record 300 season winners is likely to have been ended by injury.
House price growth accelerated to 12.1% in the year to the end of September, official figures show, despite other surveys suggesting a slowdown.
Formula 1's smaller teams want to meet boss Bernie Ecclestone to discuss how the sport's revenues are distributed.
S Club 7 are back together after reuniting to perform on Children in Need.
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.
How a murdered teenager became a Libyan symbol of hope
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks almost every GP surgery in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.
The people behind Oxford Dictionaries have picked vape because of the huge rise in popularity of e-cigs.