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The Conservatives are accused of waging a 'dirty tricks' campaign against Labour over its running of the Welsh NHS which has been described as being in "meltdown" by a national newspaper.
A woman is arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts related to Syria, Scotland Yard says.
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month sit-in in the capital.
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts, who alleged she was detained by Los Angeles police because of racial profiling, is charged with committing a lewd act in public.
US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports come into effect.
The head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse should step down, a lawyer representing victims tells the BBC.
South Korea takes down a "Christmas tree" tower on the border with North Korea, but says it was for safety reasons not to appease the North.
The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years.
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
Police in India investigate the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in her school in the city of Bangalore.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow.
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland are being considered by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.
US chain Toys R Us pulls four action figures based on characters from the popular TV drama Breaking Bad, following a petition for their removal.
Meet the 18-year-old Brit girl beating the boys - and challenging notions of what women could achieve in motorcyling's elite.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
A British man is found dead with his hands tied and throat cut on the Indonesian island of Bali, the British embassy in Jakarta says.
A soldier from Lancaster who died in World War One is to be reburied in a military cemetery after his remains were found in northern France.
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.