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A summary of the key issues around the protests sparked by the decision not to charge a policeman over the shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
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The parents of one of the four miners killed in the Gleision mine disaster have called for a public inquiry into the incident.
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.
Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.
Two British men have died in Amsterdam after reportedly snorting a drug thought to have been white heroin.
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Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.
Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.
A public appeal to raise part of the £2.5m cost of the reinterment of Richard III is launched.
The boss of Royal Mail is accused of "scaremongering" by the business secretary, after telling MPs that there is a threat to the universal service.
The criminal and contemporary of the Kray twins, "Mad" Frankie Fraser, has died aged 90 in hospital, former associate Eddie Richardson confirms.
Two police officers chased an autistic man for "fun" before one attacked him, a court hears.
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.
Police discover one of the biggest amounts of cocaine ever found in Northern Ireland in a delivery of furniture.
The number of adults in further education in England fell after some were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.
Finance Minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.
Twin brothers beat 'odds of 150,000/1' and become fathers of baby boys within hours of each other at the same hospital.
Government-commissioned research suggests many of the approaches to education we think work, are actually useless or even make matters worse.