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Manic Street Preachers will play Cardiff Castle for the first time as part of their The Holy Bible tour next year.
The Christmas tree outside 10 Downing Street was lit up on Monday as a band played traditional Christmas music.
A DUP assembly member begins an attempt to introduce a "conscience clause" into equality law in Northern Ireland, following legal action taken against a Christian-owned bakery.
Sierra Leone overtakes neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of cases of the deadly Ebola virus, the WHO says.
With the long-delayed release of a government report on US torture practices during the Bush administration expected soon, a fight over what it might - or might not - say is already brewing.
A top US commander says 1,500 more coalition troops are to be sent to Iraq to bolster the fight against Islamic State militants.
A woman who lured her ex-husband to her home for sex before blindfolding and stabbing him is jailed for attempted murder.
Arsenal score three goals inside 30 minutes and cruise to victory in Galatasaray but cannot claim top spot in their group.
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond meets his professional lookalike for the first time.
The crowd in Hull react after their side is drawn against Arsenal in the first match picked out in the FA Cup third round draw.
New York's Attorney General has asked the governor for the power to investigate and prosecute local police killings of unarmed civilians.
Hundreds of volunteers in Manila are helping to bag up food supplies for areas which may be cut off by Tropical storm Hagupit.