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Twenty five people had to be led to safety by firefighters during a blaze in an Aberdeen tenement.
Overcrowding and lack of staff have contributed to an increase in suicides in jails in England and Wales, the chief inspector of prisons says.
Human Rights Watch says its year-long investigation into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.
Robots help art lovers explore London's Tate Britain after hours
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan is accused of sending out the signal that Northern Ireland "is not open for business" over his decision to block an exploratory borehole in Fermanagh.
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a sharp fall in profit despite saying it had had a "good World Cup".
RAF planes dropped a second round of lifesaving aid to refugees in northern Iraq overnight, UK government confirms.
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.
Under sea feeding grounds for young fish are being lost at the same rate as Amazonian rain forests and could damage the fishing industry, scientists in Swansea warn.
A change in law means local council meetings can be filmed.
The Scottish government says it will consider emergency funding for local authorities to help deal with the costs of flood damage.
Anti-Nato protesters' plans for a park "peace camp" angers residents as Newport prepares for next month's summit.
Is it time for cricket to follow football and rugby by giving umpires the power to send players off?
Almost 300 lorries carrying food, medicine and generators have left the Moscow area bound for eastern Ukraine where fighting continues, Russia says.
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US actor Robin Williams has been found dead, aged 63, in an apparent suicide, California police say.
Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he called "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.
The European Court of Human Rights is due to rule on whether prisoners denied the vote should get compensation.