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Four men appear in court charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the loyalist Ulster Defence Association.
The US carries out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.
The families of two murdered Britons in Thailand pay tribute as police hunting for suspects release CCTV images.
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright has resigned over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to rebel-controlled regions in the east and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.
Promotion prospects are limited for any police officer who signs an arrest warrant for a Sinn Fein member, a Policing Board member claims.
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
A Welsh MP says the Passport Office saw 'chaos on an unparalleled scale' at the height of the processing backlog.
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.
Four men from Bedford have been found guilty of murdering a 19-year-old rapper in a fight sparked by a music video.
Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu says.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal is not ruling out terminating Leigh Halfpenny's contract over injury worries.
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work 15-hour-days unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.
Twelve Nigerian soldiers are sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the city of Maiduguri in May.
The UN says it needs $1bn to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak, described as "unparalleled in modern times".
Following comments on Today that the violin is more "difficult" than the guitar, two musicians have spoken out in defence of their instruments
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.
Police investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross say there has been a new sighting of her rucksack.