Fifa head Sepp Blatter rules out speeches at the opening of the World Cup after President Rousseff' was booed at last year's Confederations Cup.
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The minority who disagree with Putin's actions in Crimea
The former US diplomat Richard Haass warns violence could re-emerge in Northern Ireland if progress is not made in dealing with the legacy of the Troubles.
The Briton who drove a truck bomb into a prison
Cuts to mental health services in England will put lives at risk, as funds are reduced for schemes aimed at reducing suicides, ministers are warned.
The Confederation of British Industry wants action to make science, technology, engineering and maths careers 'more attractive'
Children in residential care homes in England are being sent too far away from home, a committee of MPs warns.
Up to 60 Chinese maths teachers are to be brought to England raise standards in schools - as a campaign is launched to improve numeracy levels.
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Dallas Seavey wins the Iditarod, the 1,000 mile (1,600km) annual sled dog race across the US state of Alaska, for the second time.
Payday lenders will be investigated over the way they treat borrowers struggling to repay their loans, the Financial Conduct Authority says.
A Norwegian woman and her British lover go on trial in Oslo, accused of killing her 22-month-old child under instructions from the UK via Skype.
Rapper Professor Green is charged with drinking and driving after an incident in November, but allegations of perverting the course of justice will not be pursued.
The brother of a British man who blew himself up in Syria has told Newsnight he should be regarded as a hero who combated the regime, not a terrorist.
Why the latest figures on Scotland's tax and spend matter
West Indies beat England by five wickets in a close-fought contest to win the Twenty20 series with a match to spare.
Tributes have been paid to the general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union, Bob Crow, who has died at the age of 52.