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A retired surgeon and former manager of Wales' largest hospital criticises the state of the NHS as a "mess" and cites his own care experience after an operation.
Luis Suarez scores twice as Liverpool thrash 10-man Tottenham to move second in the Premier League table.
President Francois Hollande will not attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and nor will any other top official, his government says.
Up to 30 homes in Treorchy are evacuated after flash flooding when a pumping station failed during heavy rainfall on Saturday night.
A flashmob wedding proposal brings one of Scotland's biggest shopping centres, Braehead, in Glasgow, to a standstill.
Some 200,000 people rally in Kiev to protest against President Viktor Yanukovych's refusal to sign a landmark EU deal, as further talks are put on hold.
Most of the UK air ambulances suspended after a police aircraft crashed in Glasgow are back in operation.
Searches are being carried out in Fife for a 17-year-old boy who has been missing since Friday night.
A Winter Wonderland event in Milton Keynes is cancelled on its second day after complaints from disappointed visitors.
The man and woman whose bodies were found in a Belfast apartment were Finbar McGrillen, 42, and Caron Smyth, 40.
Police launch a murder inquiry after a 53-year-old woman was found dead in a park in the Cranhill area of Glasgow.
A man died in a blaze in north London that broke out while firefighters were on strike over pensions.
Danny Welbeck scores twice as Manchester United avoid a third Premier League defeat in a row by overwhelming Aston Villa.
Twenty-two people have been killed after Syrian government aircraft dropped barrels packed with explosives in Aleppo, opposition activists say.
A Czech police officer who was filmed playing a piano while on duty is lauded by the chief of police for boosting the force's image.
Nelson Mandela leaves South Africa in good shape
A man is arrested after a pedestrian is killed by a hit-and-run driver in Birmingham city centre.
A CCTV image of a man who died after an attack in Nottinghamshire, is released by police investigating his death.
Police looking for a teenage girl whose disappearance is being treated as murder, urge the public not to carry out their own searches.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old woman in north Belfast.