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Israel sentences Palestinian to life in prison over killing of three Israeli teenagers in West Bank last year
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy is accused of trying to "buy" Scottish votes with money "expropriated" from London to pay for more nurses in Scotland.
Sting's Broadway musical Last Ship is to close on 24 January, despite New York theatres recording a record-breaking year.
At least 23 Iraqi troops and pro-government fighters are killed in clashes with militants in the western province of Anbar, officials say.
An Islamic education and tuition college in east London has closed down.
Terror attacks on schools and colleges around the world have risen to higher levels than at any point in more than 40 years, according to a long-term analysis of global terrorism.
The Hubble Space Telescope, which in 2015 completes 25 years in orbit, has gathered dramatic new views of two well-known celestial objects - the "Pillars of Creation" and the Andromeda Galaxy.
A local newspaper launches a campaign to end the series of campaigns and petitions by one of its MPs.
The number of first-time buyers in 2014 rose to its highest level in seven years, according to one of the UK's largest lenders.
Fifa vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan has announced he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency of world football's governing body.
The NHS in England has missed its A&E waiting time target. Its fallen 2.4% short. That may not sound a lot, but it is proving significant in the health service.
In northern Iraq, Kurdish forces are making progress against Islamic State fighters in the strategically important town of Sinjar.
A World War Two veteran who disappeared from his nursing home to attend D-Day commemorations in France dies.
Extreme heat in Perth caused one of the country's largest ISPs to turn off some of its servers causing net blackout for thousands.
Bulgaria agrees to take back more than 3,000 asylum seekers who tried to settle in other EU countries, Bulgarian media report.
Two women who have accused Bill Cosby of historical sex offences join a defamation action against the US comedian.
Police say three ruling party activists have been shot dead in a bar in eastern Burundi as tensions mount ahead of elections later in the year.
Images from around the world: 6 January
West Brom striker Saido Berahino is charged with drink-driving after being stopped on the M6 in Cheshire.
The BBC's Norman Smith puts the recent A&E experiences of two members of the public to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.