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PFA chief Gordon Taylor says convicted rapist Ched Evans has every right to return to playing when he is released this month.
The BBC's fearless interrogator comes face-to-face with the king of Punk.
Key services will be dismantled and the "very fabric" of communities will be tested after a £146m budget cut, warn council leaders.
Health authorities in Spain put to death the dog of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus in Madrid, sparking protests from animal rights groups.
A Belgian man whose adopted son travelled to Syria to join Islamic State gives an insight into life with the militants.
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.
An Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the bush in northern Queensland with no food, local reports say.
Proposals for the latest round of financial allocations to the Stormont departments will be brought to a meeting of the executive later.
Rachel Joyce swapped her law degree for a career as a triathlete. Now she wants to win the Ironman World Championship.
The chief inspector of adult social care at the Care Quality Commission tells the BBC "too much awful care" is happening in England.
Home Secretary Theresa May postpones plans to review who should co-ordinate counter-terrorism policing until after the general election.
A Vietnamese oil tanker which went missing last week was seized by pirates who stole some of its cargo before releasing the crew, officials say.
Australia carries out its first raid in Iraq on what officials said was an Islamic State facility, with a fighter jet dropping two bombs.
The anti-immigration group with half a million 'likes'
One woman turns her battle with anorexia into graphic novel
Increasing numbers of paramedics are leaving NHS ambulance services, with senior staff saying crews are under greater pressure to meet demand.
Asian markets are trading higher after minutes from the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting reduced fears of an early interest rate increase.
Voters are going to the polls to elect new MPs in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections, with results due in the early hours of Friday morning.
Workers in Cambodia's garment factories are angry the prime minister has refused to support a rise in the minimum wage.
Advances in bionic hands have restored a sense of touch to two patients for more than a year, report US scientists.