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The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
Two people are injured after a light aircraft crashes at an airfield in Gwynedd.
Tunisian police clash with hundreds of supporters of the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia defying attempts to bar a gathering.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt defends the company's tax affairs after it comes in for strong criticism from MPs.
Storm-chasers have captured footage showing tornadoes touching down in both Texas and Kansas.
Winning the next election will be "virtually impossible" because of David Cameron's support for same-sex marriage. grassroots Conservatives say.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges Pyongyang to end its missile tests as a fourth short-range weapon is launched from North Korea's east coast.
Tories are "united" on the main issues about Britain's relationship with Europe, the health secretary says, amid claims the PM is losing control of his MPs.
Three teenagers are arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs after a 16-year-old girl dies in Warrington.
Syrian government forces surround the rebel town of Qusair with opposition activists saying at least 16 people have been killed.
British mountaineer Kenton Cool reaches the summit of Everest for a record-breaking 11th time.
Governments have long used newspapers, posters and leaflets to try and influence what people think, but a new exhibition is showing that there could be much more to it.
A guitar played by John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles in 1967 fetches $408,000 (£269,000) at auction in New York.
Iranian officials say two men have been executed after they were convicted of spying for Israel and the US.
Daily updates from the Cannes Film Festival 2013
Two 19-year-old men are arrested following a collision between a suspected stolen motorcycle and a car in County Antrim, that has left a man seriously injured.
Colchester welterweight Lee Purdy goes seven rounds against champion Devon Alexander before his corner throw in the towel.
The Conservative leadership is "running scared" of its MPs on Europe, claims Tory grandee Lord Howe - but the health secretary says the PM is "showing leadership" on the issue.
Imran Khan, the leader of Pakistan's PTI party, is blaming one of his political rivals for the killing of PTI official Zahra Shahid Hussain.
John Redwood MP has called for a 'new relationship' with Europe. He told Jeremy Vine that the British people should be able to vote on this new relationship.