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Two teenagers who carried out a savage and premeditated attack on a sleeping homeless man, leaving him with injuries more commonly seen in car crash victims, are detained.
A former editor of the Daily Star and Sunday Express is run over and killed in Spain, along with his wife.
The government should encourage people to use electric blankets as a "simple, practical" way to cut down on heating bills, a Conservative peer argues.
Among a mixed bag of headlines, David Cameron's trip to China and the naming of several of those killed in the Glasgow helicopter crash both feature.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce says Assem Allam was misinterpreted in a dispute with supporters over rebranding the club.
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a camera that can take 3D photos in the dark.
The body of a teenage boy has been pulled out of a pond in Greater Manchester, police say.
An entire art exhibition made up of old jeans is on display in London. BBC reporter Brenda Emmanus speaks to the artist Ian Berry.
A witness pleaded with two men not to kill soldier Lee Rigby shortly before they allegedly attacked him with knives, the Old Bailey hears.
The United States is threatening to pull out of a security pact with Afghanistan unless it is signed by the end of the year - without the pact trade routes could be threatened.
Boko Haram insurgents attack a military airbase in north-eastern Nigeria, the authorities say, prompting them to impose a 24-hour curfew.
MPs pay tribute to the nine people killed when a helicopter crashed into a pub in Glasgow.
Koalas have a specialised sound-producing organ that has never before been seen in any other land-dwelling mammal, scientists discover.
A 46-year-old man dies in a crash involving a lorry and a car on the A737 between Howwood and Lochwinnoch.
The Clutha pub was once a three-storey building, making the recovery operation "extremely complex" for emergency services.
A South Africa court charges a Czech businessman who has been linked to organised crime in the country with attempted murder, kidnapping and assault.
Several water firms in England and Wales promise to at least keep price rises below inflation - except Thames, which wants an 11% hike.
Energy firms start to announce plans to pass on savings to customers as the government unveils a package of measures aimed at reducing bills.
Scottish FA president Campbell Ogilvie vows to work with clubs to stop fans firing flares at football matches.
Koalas have a specialised sound-producing organ that they use to make very low-pitched mating bellows, scientists find.