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Mahatma Gandhi's last will and testament sells for more than £50,000 as dozens of Gandhi memorabilia is sold at auction.
A conman who fleeced more than £170,000 out of women he met on a website for "sugar daddies" is jailed for seven years.
A man accused of murdering a pensioner admitted to a woman that he stabbed him, a court has been told.
The Welsh Education Minister talks to Northern Ireland about establishing joint exam standards after the UK education secretary called for separate systems.
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Spain's Benat Intxausti wins stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia as Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall control of the race.
Scotland can "more than afford" to be a successful independent country, its first minister says as he launches a paper outlining the nation's economic strength.
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Fighting between government and rebel forces continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with 19 people confirmed dead, a minister says.
A couple return from honeymoon to find their Essex home "glowing" with a spotty pink Mr Blobby-style makeover.
Russia's foreign minister calls Azerbaijan's failure to award any Eurovision points to Russia "outrageous" and promises a response.
An advisory group for Labour calls for a tougher line on teaching standards in further education colleges.
Police investigate 10 people over allegations of sex abuse at a residential school after claims former MP Sir Cyril Smith abused boys there.
Unite leader Len McCluskey hits back at claims by Lord Mandelson that his union is trying to rig Labour candidate selection.
Manager Tony Pulis leaves Stoke City by mutual consent following talks with chairman Peter Coates on Tuesday.
Israeli and Syrian forces trade fire across the ceasefire line in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights.
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A former community centre manager is found guilty of sex crimes against children and adults spanning several decades.
Police Scotland confirm that a man whose remains were discovered in the Scottish Borders was a teenager reported missing 14 years ago.