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A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.
The Holyrood parliament in Edinburgh is on course to receiving new powers, including on income tax, VAT and airport duty - but what will this mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK. Follow this explainer to find out more....
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.
Crime novelist PD James dies at the age of 94, her agent says.
The novelist, PD James, one of the most respected British crime writers, has died at the age of 94.
The Food Standards Agency has warned that 70% of fresh chickens sold in UK shops are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug.
A coroner breaks down in tears while summing up the inquest in to the death of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.
The first fighters to operate from the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier could be American, BBC Newsnight has learned. Mark Urban explores the sensitive nature of the aircraft carrier issue for the UK.
The head of the games studio behind Assassin's Creed Unity emails players apologising for glitches in the game and offering compensation.
An investigation is under way after a 13-month-old baby girl died at a nursery in Edinburgh.
Former England bowler David Lawrence fears Sean Abbott may never play again following the death of Phillip Hughes.
Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new coach six weeks before the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
How is the brain injured and how is it protected from injury?
First Minister Carwyn Jones calls for Wales to be offered the same powers as Scotland and accuses the UK government of a "piecemeal approach" to devolution.
A manhunt is under way after the bodies of a couple in their 50s were found at a house in Surrey, as Duncan Kennedy reports