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A man killed in an attack in Woolwich was a serving soldier, according to the local MP.
The parents of an eight-year-old cyclist who died after a crash with a mobile crane in Aberdeen describe him as as "ray of sunshine".
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says Red Bull are complaining about the tyres in F1 because they have lost their dominant position.
A grandfather who drowned after his car became wedged under a footbridge in flash floods had been trying to avoid a ford, an inquest hears.
A mayor who drove through the doors of his local Tesco Express is blaming his car's brakes, his colleague tells the BBC.
Many Afghan interpreters who worked with the British army could be excluded from a scheme to give them refuge in the UK, a lawyer and campaigners say.
The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger urges officials considering parole for his killer Jon Venables to keep him locked up.
A man appears in court charged with the murder of four soldiers from the Royal Household Cavalry in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park.
A man has died and two are injured after police responded to a reported machete attack in south-east London.
A woman threatening to take her own life is told to "have a hot drink and watch the television" by an NHS helpline.
UKIP donor Demetri Marchessini, who wrote a book saying women should not wear trousers, says he will not give any more money to the party.
A former congressman who resigned in disgrace in 2011 over his racy Twitter messages has announced he will run for mayor of New York City.
Beatles biographer Hunter Davies donates letters and lyrics by John Lennon to the British Library as part of a new tax relief scheme.
David Cameron and Nick Clegg promise that the coalition will continue up until polling day in the 2015 general election.
Actor Richard Thorp, who played Emmerdale stalwart Alan Turner for more than 30 years, dies at the age of 81.
The new government of Iceland calls off talks with Brussels on EU membership and promises a referendum to give Icelanders their say.
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner which ran aground off Italy will face trial on 9 July on multiple manslaughter charges, a judge rules.
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tells Congress that it is too soon to end the central bank's monetary stimulus programme or raise interest rates.
Two men admit their involvement in stealing jewellery and watches worth £730,000 in a heist in Edinburgh.
A woman has described helping a man who lay bleeding on the M1, not realising it was the singer George Michael