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Scotland centre Joe Ansbro is forced to retire from rugby following the neck break he suffered last summer.
Unemployment in Scotland remains below 200,000 for the second time in a row after a further fall in the jobless total.
A former Liberal Democrat - who has defected to Labour - is now trying to sell his personalised number plate, L16 DEM.
Katharine Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury's daughter, has spoken to the BBC about the depression she has suffered since her teens.
Part of the M25 is closed in Kent following the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a lorry.
Heavy rain leads to 13 flood alerts across Wales and fire crews being called to flooding in Carmarthenshire and Wrexham.
Japan PM Shinzo Abe stays silent on the arrival of a top aide in North Korea, as local media speculate abductions or a visit are being discussed.
England defender Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement from international football, after winning 81 caps.
Water supplier Severn Trent rejects a preliminary takeover offer from international investors, saying it fails to recognise the company's value.
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, will conduct its own safety inspections at its Bangladesh factories following a deadly building collapse.
Prince Harry has been playing baseball, promoting British tourism and dining with the stars in New York on the fifth day of his US tour.
Scotland's Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead describes talks over reforms to the European policy on fishing as a "significant step forward".
Howard Jacobson's novel Zoo Time has won him the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for the second time.
The BBC's Alison Holt heard from one of the victims of sexual grooming who became known as Girl three during a trial where seven men were found guilty yesterday of charges including rape, arranging child prostitution and trafficking.
Four men are given prison sentences in the US state of Minnesota in connection with the recruitment of fighters for a Somali militant group.
Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a study suggests.
Footage has been released of the view from the steel spire at the top of One World Trade Center in New York.
An 11-year-old girl dies in hospital after being hit by a lorry in south London.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency in three north-eastern states after a spate of deadly attacks by Islamist militants.
Assembly members could be suspended without pay if they misbehave in future under tougher sanctions being proposed.