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MEPs back rules for a banking safety net to minimise the risk of further EU taxpayer-funded bailouts.
The combination of fire and extreme weather events could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study suggests.
The struggle to fix problems caused by the Heartbleed bug could make web browsing speeds slow to a crawl, warns net monitoring firm Netcraft.
Parents are often baffled as to why schools in England close for in-service training days , or 'Inset' days, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says.
A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Residents of the Chilean city of Valparaiso return to areas burned by a fast-moving forest fire which engulfed parts of the historic port.
Rebel forces in South Sudan say they have recaptured the oil hub of Bentiu and want oil companies to halt operations.
A Belfast-based IT firm is creating 50 "high quality" positions in the city, including software and engineering roles, as part of an expansion supported by Invest NI.
The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's finance minister has admitted.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warns that a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could leave both Scotland and the UK "weaker".
The jury in the trial of two sailors whose boats collided while they were carrying schoolgirls at night, leaving one brain damaged, has retired to consider its verdict.
Andy Coulson says he was not party to any decision to hack Milly Dowler's phone and would not have known at the time the practice was illegal.
Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi must perform community service in a home for the elderly, following his conviction for tax fraud.
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Tension is high in eastern Ukraine as the authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists there.
Manchester City's Yaya Toure will be out for up to two weeks with a muscle injury picked up in the defeat by Liverpool.
Swindon's mayor resigns after making derogatory remarks about disabled people during a meeting.
Funerals are to take place for three Lebanese journalists for the Hezbollah TV station al-Manar who were killed in Syria on Monday.
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will oversee an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot - an appointment described as "desperately unfortunate".
Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.