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A 33-year-old man from the West Midlands is charged with possessing and distributing a terrorist publication.
Scientists have finally begun mapping one of the least explored regions of Antarctica - the Recovery Catchment.
Ireland is to become the first bailed-out country in the Eurozone to officially exit its international financial rescue programme.
Leaders of Asean nations are in Japan for a summit likely to focus on China, as Japan seeks solidarity amid territorial tensions with Beijing.
A major clean-up operation is continuing on the east coast of England after 1,400 homes were flooded in the worst storm surge for 60 years.
Twitter backtracks on changes it made to how people block abusive users, less than a day after they were introduced.
Customers who call companies to complain about faulty goods will no longer have to pay premium rates, the government has said.
Gunmen shoot dead at least one policeman providing security to a team of polio workers in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
Mark Webber says ex-Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel will start 2014 as favourite to win a fifth straight world title.
The issue of Northern Ireland's troubled past may never be resolved if politicians fail to reach agreement on how to deal with it, warns Alliance MP Naomi Long.
Many teenagers in Wales are put off from applying to Oxford and Cambridge Universities because of a lack of self-confidence, says a report.
Bailout exit sees Ireland in better shape than expected
Claims that “pilfering police” took nuts left out in Buckingham Palace make headlines, along with welfare issues and suggestions 007 was alcoholic
Tunisia's governing Islamist Ennahda party and the opposition agree in principle on a new prime minister to lead a caretaker government.
Firefighters in England and Wales will stage a four-hour strike later as part of an ongoing dispute over pensions.
India's main opposition BJP declines to form a government in the capital, Delhi, despite emerging as the single largest party in state polls
Coinbase, a start-up that lets people trade Bitcoins, raises $25m (£15m) in venture capital funding.
How Newtown remembers 20 murdered children
The funeral of a man who died in the Clutha helicopter crash in Glasgow is to be held in the Castlemilk area of the city.
All sense of proportion was lost by the media in the coverage of the death of Nelson Mandela, said a former UK defence secretary.