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President Barack Obama tells US Navy graduates they must help end a culture of sexual assault that is tarnishing the image of the military.
Former chief executive Charles Green is cleared of having close links with former Rangers owner Craig Whyte.
Taxpayers could be left with a bill for as much as £62m for restoring opencast mines in East Ayrshire.
A van driver admits killing a mother of three in a series of hit-and-run incidents around the city of Cardiff in October.
The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
Two Ballymena men have been given life sentences for the murder of a schoolboy seven years ago.
A Unesco report calls for a halt to a proposed £100m golf resort close to the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
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A man is jailed for life for stabbing to death his wife as she was getting ready for a weekend away with her new boyfriend.
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A Chinese farmer who lost his hands in an accident is turning his misfortune into a family business with home-made 'bionic arms' that he now sells to other amputees.
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British Airways cancels its short-haul flights to and from Heathrow after one of its planes makes an emergency landing.
Sally Bercow says she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court rules a tweet she published about Tory peer Lord McAlpine was libellous.
A murder trial hears a witness, who claimed one of the accused said a house fire victim "got what he deserved", delayed telling police about this.
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A builders' merchant in land-locked mid Devon helps save the life of a yachtsman who fell overboard off the French coast.
The BBC has apologised after spending nearly £100m on a project which has been abandoned.
Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
Deputy PM Nick Clegg tells a multi-faith audience to reject a "corrosive feeling of fear" in the wake of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.