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A man who ran children's homes in north Wales is found guilty of sexually assaulting youngsters in a campaign of abuse spanning decades.
A judge says he is satisfied the MP called police officers "plebs" as he rules against Andrew Mitchell in a High Court libel action.
The cricketing world is rallying around bowler Sean Abbott amid fears he may never play again after Phillip Hughes's death.
A manhunt is under way after a husband and wife in their 50s were found stabbed to death in their home in Surrey.
A man who ran a series of children's homes in north Wales is guilty of sexually assaulting youngsters in his care in a campaign of abuse spanning decades.
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney denies "favouriting" a pornographic image on Twitter, blaming the site's lack of security.
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may have to pull out of the UK Championship after breaking his ankle while running.
Brazil legend Pele is transferred to a special care unit in Sao Paulo following treatment for a urinary infection.
A man who stabbed his father to death and put his dismembered body into storage boxes, which he used as a TV stand, is convicted of murder.
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is charged by the Football Association over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.
Crude oil prices slump after the Opec oil producers' cartel decides not to cut output.
Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
A powerful storm cut power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia, bringing "golf ball-sized" hailstones with it.
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
The High Court bans a further 53 piracy sites, more than doubling the number that the UK's leading net providers must block.
A suicide bomber strikes a UK embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul, with a British worker and an Afghan staff member among those killed.
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.
Scotland's income tax rates and bands should be set by its parliament, commission on devolving power recommends.