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A 60-year-old man dies following a crash between a car and a van on the M74 in Lanarkshire.
A special tapestry is being created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls an early election as he seeks public support for reforms to tackle the struggling economy.
Thousands of supporters of a controversial Hindu guru clash with police outside his ashram in the northern Indian state of Haryana.
Two men are ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation.
Anti-mafia police in northern Italy arrest 40 people after an inquiry in which mafia initiation rites were reportedly filmed for the first time.
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.
Labour will recruit an extra 1,000 UK border guards if it wins the general election, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper insists.
Leigh Halfpenny takes over at full-back with Liam Williams on the bench against NZ while Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar return.
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks almost every GP surgery in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.
Four people are stabbed to death by rampaging youths in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, police say, hours after raids on two mosques accused of militant links.
More English patients are registered with GPs in Wales than vice versa, a top NHS official tells MPs.
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper gives a speech about Labour's plans for immigration and border control.
The Professional Footballers' Association of Ireland comes to the defence of convicted rapist and former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans.
A Muslim convert who has been stripped of his British citizenship due to alleged extremism says he has been left stateless and appeals to the Supreme Court.
A four-year-old girl and her father are pulled alive from the rubble of a house destroyed in a suspected gas explosion.
House price growth accelerated to 12.1% in the year to the end of September, official figures show, despite other surveys suggesting a slowdown.
Formula 1's smaller teams want to meet boss Bernie Ecclestone to discuss how the sport's revenues are distributed.
The people behind Oxford Dictionaries have picked vape because of the huge rise in popularity of e-cigs.
Why disabled people don't always want to be admired