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Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?
The parents of Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer in the US city Ferguson sparked riots, announce that they are suing the authorities.
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.
BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson takes on snooker star Mark Selby with his Premier League predictions.
Police guarding London airports will start using drones for surveillance following a review by counter-terrorism officers.
European leaders hold an emergency summit on how to deal with the large numbers of migrants risking a journey across the Mediterranean.
Two migrants who made it across the Mediterranean
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures
A 14-year-old boy charged with two counts of inciting terrorism in Australia is thought to be the youngest person accused of a UK terrorist offence.
Neighbours tried "valiantly" but could not save an elderly woman from a house fire in Belfast, a chief fire officer says.
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.
Three men arrested on suspicion of murdering York chef Claudia Lawrence are released on bail.
Judd Trump holds off a fightback by Stuart Carrington to win 10-6 and reach the World Snooker Championship second round.
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal loses in straight sets to Italy's Fabio Fognini in round three of the clay-court Barcelona Open.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is warned by boss Tim Sherwood after he was pictured apparently inhaling nitrous oxide.
A UK exam board says some overseas students taking an IGCSE exam last week knew in advance what questions they would face.
The little voice saying hello to David Cameron, clapping for Ed Miliband and probably the best speech in the world.
Labour would fire unqualified teachers if they are not working towards qualification by 2020, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says.