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Tesco has reported a 6.9% fall in group trading annual profit to £3.3bn as it continues to lose market share to discount rivals.
Veteran Labour MP Austin Mitchell says he will step down at the next general election.
A US federal judge overthrows a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.
A row has broken out over the ownership of a work of art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy after it was taken from a Bristol street
Two people die in a five-vehicle crash which closed the M26 in both directions.
Unemployment has fallen in Wales by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter and now stands at 6.8%, according to official figures.
Emergency services continue to search overnight for almost 300 people unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people sank off South Korea.
A teenager who murdered a football coach by stabbing him to death with a kitchen knife on a Leicester street is jailed for life.
The public hanging stopped at the last minute
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes
The girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession as she fell down, a forensics expert has told the South African athlete's murder trial.
Ukraine's defence ministry says six of its armoured vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian militants, amid mounting tension in eastern Ukraine.
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner praises club boss Paul Lambert after he has had to confront some "unexpected issues".
A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli peace negotiators has been postponed in the wake of a killing of an Israeli in the West Bank.
Four residential care homes in Northern Ireland that were earmarked for closure have been told they will remain open.
The family of a runner who died after completing the London Marathon thank the public for their support.
A third of immigration arrests following public tip-offs resulted in deportation in 2013, says the Home Office.
Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.
The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park - Virunga in the Democratic Republic of Congo - is shot and wounded in an ambush.