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Outgoing NHS boss Sir David Nicholson says he "bitterly" regrets not speaking to patients and their families caught up in the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Egypt's armed forces chief, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, says he cannot ignore calls by the majority for him to run for president.
Indian businessman Subrata Roy is attacked with ink outside the Supreme Court, which orders him remain in custody in a multi-billion dollar fraud case.
A report from security firm Trend Micro outlines the types of mobile malware readily available to Chinese cyber-gangs.
Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman says.
UK gas prices could rise as a result of the Ukraine crisis, a leading energy consultant has warned.
Bookmaker under fire for offering bets on Pistorius trial
Fawlty Towers star Prunella Scales has "a sort of mild Alzheimer's", her husband Timothy West reveals in an interview.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Suffolk teenager in 2006 find human remains during a search of woodland.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station send congratulations to the producers of Gravity for their Oscars success
Nigeria's battle to save hundreds of local languages
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A highly sensitive magnetic material that could transform computer hard drives and energy storage devices has been discovered.
The many factors that can undermine a ceasefire in Pakistan
Graeme Swann backs Ashley Giles to be England's permanent head coach and says the team can return to the top in all formats.
UK singer Molly on her song contest challenge
Thousands of users told to change passwords due to "compromised accounts" - but it has since said the emails were sent by mistake.
Saracens' Kelly Brown is back in Scotland's starting line-up to face France and will be captain at Murrayfield.
A court in Egypt bans all activities by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and orders the seizure of its offices and assets.
Mary Beard and Martin Bean discuss the opportunities and potential problems created by massive open online courses (Moocs).