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Laura Trott takes silver in the omnium as Britain look set to finish without a gold at the Track World Championships.
A Liberal Democrat candidate apologises for taking a selfie in a crematorium and posting it to a dating app.
Labour's Great Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell dismisses claims he said an "alcoholic" or "paedophile" could win the seat so long as they were Labour.
Two men are arrested after drugs are seized at Haymarket railway station in Edinburgh.
Greece suggests its list of reforms aimed at securing a bailout extension will include fighting tax evasion and streamlining the civil service.
New European captain Darren Clarke says winning the Ryder Cup four times as a player will stand him in good stead in 2016.
Police in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives arrest opposition leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed.
Officers probing allegations of racism by Chelsea fans in Paris say they have identified three men at the centre of the Metropolitan Police appeal.
Companies that fail to prevent tax evasion could face penalties as part of a plan announced by Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.
HSBC is open to criminal charges in the UK over its Swiss tax-dodging scandal, says former director of public prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald.
QPR's Rio Ferdinand says Tuesday's incident on the Paris Metro shows football cannot be complacent about tackling racism.
Turkish troops cross into Syria to evacuate and destroy Suleyman Shah's mausoleum - an enclave where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried.
Shikhar Dhawan hits 137 as India maintain their unbeaten start to the World Cup with a 130-run win over South Africa.
A 72-year-old man with dementia goes missing from a south Wales hospital.
A crumbling Leicester tower block is demolished in a controlled explosion know as a "double blow-down".
Dutch honeymooner Mamitho Lendas becomes the first person to survive a fall from Sri Lanka's 4,000ft so-called World's End cliff.
Anti-fracking groups call on the Scottish government to include underground coal gasification in its moratorium on the development of unconventional gas.
Named suspects are being hunted after a man is seen punching a dog in a Norwich street.
The chief executive of a leading arts body in Northern Ireland says there is a genuine fear some groups could close because of government cuts.
Alastair Leithead reports from Hollywood on last-minute preparations ahead of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.