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Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
Gold and white or black and blue? A debate about dress colour becomes an internet sensation.
A lake is to be searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
A new devolution package for Wales removes "the last remaining barriers" to an income tax referendum, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.
German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism.
The widow of a man killed by "Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State militant identified on Thursday as a man from London, says she wants him caught alive.
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in ODIs as South Africa condemn West Indies to a World Cup record-equalling 257-run defeat.
TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.
Ed Miliband is to say £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and will set out how Labour would fund a reduction.