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Violence against public service workers in Scotland rose again last year to 37,052, more than 100 attacks every day.
A Scottish man trapped in India by a dispute over anti-piracy operations says he is struggling to support himself.
The Scottish government is to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making it lower than that south of the border.
A British man has died in Brazil, reportedly after being shot during a robbery at a bar.
More than 1,400 intelligence agency staff create a giant poppy in the centre of the GCHQ "doughnut" building in Cheltenham.
England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.
Mosul diary: Inside the city ruled by Islamic State
Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.