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Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans says he "refutes all allegations" after he is arrested on suspicion of three counts of indecent assault.
West Ham United complete the signing of England striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool in a club record £15m deal.
A cover-up by England's NHS regulator after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital is unacceptable, the health secretary says.
US President Barack Obama speaks at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, where he calls for cuts to be made in US and Russian nuclear arsenals.
A man known as "the naked rambler" is convicted of flouting an anti-social behaviour order banning him from being naked in public minutes after it was imposed.
The Afghan government will not take part in peace talks with the Taliban unless the process is "Afghan-led", President Hamid Karzai announces.
London mayor Boris Johnson confirms cuts to the city's fire service will go ahead as long as safety is not compromised.
Brazil is to send a national security force to five major cities to help restore order after massive protests, the justice ministry says.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady remains "chronically psychotic", an expert at high-security Ashworth Hospital tells his mental health tribunal.
MPs are debating the economic and social importance of regional arts.
At least 15 people, including four foreigners, are killed in an assault by militant Islamists on a UN office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a minister says.
Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
Military helicopters and the army are leading rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 138 people are now known to have died.
The creator of Groggs, the hand-carved caricature statues of sporting heroes and other celebrities, dies at the age of 78.
Hearts are placed into administration, with accountancy firm BDO to take over the running of the Tynecastle club.
A teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl and taking her to France could be considered a "paedophile" who "groomed" the pupil, prosecutors say.
Royal Mail workers vote strongly against the government's proposals to privatise the postal group.
A teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl and taking her to France will not give evidence in his defence, a jury has been told.
BT chief executive Ian Livingston is to leave the company to join the government as a trade minister, David Cameron announces.
A ring that unlocks smartphones and socks which provide feedback about footsteps are the latest devices in the growing wearable tech sector.