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Outsourcing firm Serco says profit plunged 62% last year after it was hit by costs relating to the scandal over its criminal tagging contract.
A suit that makes you superhuman
Police divers are called in to help with the search for a 22-year-old man who disappeared after a night out.
Ukrainian troops confront Russian soldiers besieging them in Crimea, as Russia says the ousted Ukrainian president requested military help.
A victim of the floods in Hull seven years ago spends time in Somerset where residents have experienced some of the area's worst ever flooding.
The current system of business rates is in need of "fundamental reforms" in order to help retailers and boost local economies, MPs say.
A police operation that uncovered a suspected illegal animal slaughter and meat operation in County Armagh is welcomed by the Ulster Farmers' Union.
The troubled Bitcoin exchange, which filed for bankruptcy on Friday, releases a statement giving more details of the problems that caused it to close down.
Deirdre Kelly, ''White Dee'' of Channel 4's Benefits Street, has told Newsnight's Emily Maitlis that being thrown into the world of television exposure was ''a real shock''.
Wales' foreign-born population increases by 82% in the last decade, new figures show.
Mike Persico discusses his firm's plans to introduce laser beam connectivity between the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
The US describes Saturday's deadly knife attack in China's Kunming as "an act of terrorism", amid Chinese criticism of double standards.
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power sees a record pre-tax profit in 2013, despite an "exceptional run of punter-friendly sports results".
Imposing sanctions on Russia would not be cheap or painless
Labour's Chuka Umunna warns against a policy of "permanent austerity" and promises a "balanced" economic recovery.
Lawyers for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius question a neighbour who told his murder trial she heard a woman's "terrible screams" and shots.
Belfast City Council defers outsourcing the operation of its leisure centres and gives trade unions six weeks and £10,000 to find an alternative plan.
Fishermen left counting the cost after recent storms damaged or destroyed gear are having equipment repaired or replaced by the Welsh government.
Having a hangover does not influence when a drinker will have their next tipple, public health researchers discover.
Professor Jean-Michel Claverie discusses news that an ancient virus has come back to life after lying dormant for at least 30,000 years.