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A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.
Lewis Hamilton suffers a blow to his title chances as his car catches fire early in qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says.
England's Vicky Holland, Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win team relay gold at the Commonwealth Games.
A 12-hour truce is observed in Gaza as diplomats seek longer Israel-Hamas ceasefire, and the scale of damage in Gaza becomes clear.
Francesca Jones wins Wales' first Glasgow 2014 gold in the individual ribbon rhythmic gymnastics discipline.
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde is sailing to Glasgow for the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
Chairman Greg Dyke warns that the Football Association Council could become irrelevant and does not represent supporters of the game.
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.
Thousands of people are lining the streets of Liverpool for the second day of a giant marionette show commemorating the outbreak of World War One.
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones secures gold and three more silver medals at the Commonwealth Games with Laura Halford getting a bronze.
The first female commander of a major Royal Navy warship is understood to have left her vessel after allegations of an affair with one of her officers.
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say.
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.
A 57-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.
All entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the capital Lagos.
A 30-year-old man is arrested in connection with an assault on two teenagers in their home in Glasgow.
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.