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David Cameron insists plans to give voters "recall" powers to remove MPs found guilty of serious wrongdoing are going ahead.
Carl Froch and George Groves' rematch will take place at Wembley Stadium on 31 May, promoter Eddie Hearn announces.
England forwards coach Graham Rowntree warns his side's scrum face a huge challenge from Wales' "exceptional" front row.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is investigating a suspected illegal animal slaughter and meat operation in County Armagh to establish if there is any risk to public health, the health minister has said.
Another section of cliff has fallen into the sea at Birling Gap in East Sussex, where cottages are already close to the edge.
A total of 123 jobs are set to be axed under plans to restructure a Newport steel plant due to reduced demand for products, say bosses.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks says she received death threats after it was reported that murdered teenager Milly Dowler's phone had been hacked.
Australia need just six more wickets to complete a series victory over South Africa in Graeme Smith's final Test.
The presenter and dance producer is honoured for his career in broadcasting and music.
A "live fast, die young" life history strategy could have played a key role leading to the high tree diversity in the Amazon, scientists suggest.
Syria submits a new plan for the removal of its chemical weapons, months after the expiry of the deadline set by the international community.
US electronics retailer Radio Shack says it plans to close 1,100 stores - nearly 20% of its total - in an attempt to turn around its fortunes.
Jordanian Paralympic athlete Omar Qaradhi pleads guilty to sexually assaulting a woman and two girls in Northern Ireland.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no need yet to send Russian troops into Ukraine, but he does not rule out doing so as a "last resort".
A poem about the killing of PC Keith Blakelock was written by the man accused of his murder during riots in north London in 1985, a court hears.
There is a serious risk that "provocation" could give rise to a dangerous incident in Ukraine, William Hague warns.
Arsenal set to double Ramsey wages, Everton to keep Traore, Borini hopes for Italy recall plus more
England boss Roy Hodgson plans to use the psychiatrist who helped Team GB cyclists to Olympic glory for the World Cup.
A soundbite 'sticks' on RTÉ's Prime Time programme and suddenly it feels like the country is being brainwashed.
Does the cost of childcare mean it's not worth going to work?