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A leaked document instructs Labour MPs not to campaign on immigration because it risks undermining support for the party.
The new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy plans to rewrite his party's constitution to stress that Labour will run its own affairs in Scotland.
The former chief executive of JJB Sports is jailed for four years for taking £1m of backhanders in a "very greedy fraud".
The mother of one of the hostages trapped inside a cafe in Sydney by a gunman, has said she received a text from her son to say "I'm OK".
Germany is braced for a controversial march against "Islamisation of the West" in Dresden and a big counter-demonstration.
Mexican protesters demonstrating in support of a group of students who went missing in September clash with police in the city of Chilpancingo.
Manchester City face Barcelona in the Champions League last 16, with Chelsea against PSG and Arsenal playing Monaco.
UK households with the lowest income faced the fastest cost of living rise in the past 11 years, official figures show.
Four boys aged between 13 and 14 are arrested on suspicion of murdering a 52-year-old man in north London.
Hundreds of armed police seal off an area of central Sydney where a gunman is holding staff and customers hostage in a cafe.
Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria and another rebel group have taken control of a key military base in the northern province of Idlib, activists say.
Cab-ordering firm Uber is facing criticism again, this time for charging passengers far more during the cafe hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.
A new fee-free template for basic UK bank accounts has been revealed by the Treasury after a deal with major banks.
Northern Ireland's environment minister acted unlawfully in approving a new GAA stadium in west Belfast, a High Court judge rules.
Blackburn, Leeds and Nottingham Forest are given transfer embargoes for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.
Four armed men enter a flat in the Belgian city of Ghent and police seal off the surrounding area.
Sony Pictures contacts some news outlets in an attempt to limit the damage caused by the hacking of its computer system and the leaking of emails.
A six-foot mechanical polar bear that dances and sings Christmas carols is investigated after a council received a noise complaint.
An average of 9.1 million people watched Ben Haenow win X Factor, overnight figures show - the lowest audience for a final results show since 2005.
A man appears in court charged with murder following the death of a pub landlord on Anglesey.