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"Very significant" government spending cuts will be imposed before the next general election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank warns.
11 key questions on what the UK should do about Syria
One in 10 children was obese at the start of primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to new figures.
A convicted Czech software pirate agrees to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.
What exactly is the Little Red Book?
Much press attention has been devoted to a Facebook quiz which asked for large swathes of data in return for a word cloud of your most used words, but do we really need to worry?
Readers' photographs on the theme of windows.
Why does the UK have so many whiplash cases?
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with many thousands of people in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on his first visit as pontiff to Africa.
The prime minister is to present his case to the Commons later for the UK launching air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria.
The company behind failed mini-drone Zano has provided some details of how more than £2m in funding was allocated.
Chancellor George Osborne and Labour's John McDonnell tour media outlets while experts crunch the numbers from Wednesday's Spending Review.
Launched in 2012, the Raspberry Pi has become Britain's most successful homegrown computer. Now it's getting smaller and cheaper.
Tesco will pay $12m (£8m) to settle legal action by US shareholders which claimed that accounting irregularities inflated the supermarket's share price.
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
The shadow chancellor said throwing a copy of the Chinese Communist leader's Little Red Book at the chancellor made a serious point.
The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.
A man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the corpse on Facebook is found guilty of murder by a jury in Florida.
Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for rare talks aimed at improving long-strained ties, after a military stand-off in August.
About 100,000 wetland birds are killed every year from poisoning by discarded lead ammunition, say scientists.