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How con artists trick the vulnerable for their cash
Leeds Rhinos fight back to beat St Helens and set up a chance of completing their treble in the Super League Grand Final.
Virgin becomes the first train company to automatically compensate some passengers if they are delayed, with other operators urged to follow suit
Made to feel ashamed for being a single mother
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he will not resign despite sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald's calling for him to step down.
US President Barack Obama says the Russian bombing campaign in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad is "only strengthening" Islamic State.
Nigerian ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke said to have been arrested in London, as Nigeria's new government investigates past corruption.
International monitors spot a powerful new Russian-made rocket system in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
The New York Jets ship 350 toilet rolls to London ahead of their Wembley clash with the Miami Dolphins because an intern said British toilet paper was "very thin" and the plumbing was inferior.
Robert Peston should stay at the BBC and reject a reported offer to become ITV's political editor, according to a string of BBC presenters.
The mayor of London wrote an email claiming that he had won £93m for policing from the Treasury in 2011 - for not mucking up George Osborne's party conference speech.
The pontiff had a private meeting with a gay couple last week in Washington, one of his guests tells the BBC.
The UK's policy in Syria has been hampered by "wishful thinking", the UK's former senior military adviser in the Middle East tells BBC Newsnight.
A dispute over the privatisation of services at London's National Gallery has been resolved, the Public and Commercial Services union says.
One week on from the Hajj stampede in which more than 700 people were killed. relatives are still searching for missing loved ones.
A road test done for the BBC on two popular makes of diesel cars - not fitted with the so-called "defeat device" - finds levels of dangerous emissions were higher than the legal EU limits they showed in the lab.
England boss Stuart Lancaster says Saturday's World Cup match against Australia is the biggest game of his players' careers.
The government says it is extending funding for councils to "assist" with the costs of helping Syrian refugees.
Are you likely to get the same performance from your car as the lab tests suggest?
A former PC who felt a pulse while helping a dying teenager at Hillsborough says West Midlands Police made a "deliberate attempt" to get him to change his statement.