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The criminal justice system has failed to act on recommendations to improve the way disability hate crime is dealt with, a report concludes.
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will decide on his future next week after securing the club's Premier League future.
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.
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Five Lancaster University students are in hospital, two of them in a critical condition, after taking a synthetic cannabis substitute.
One of the UK's big manufacturers, Airbus, warns that the UK should remain inside the EU to guarantee future investment.
French special forces kill four jihadists, including two leaders, in a raid in northern Mali, the defence ministry says.
The US military says it is sending 1,000 anti-tank missiles to the Iraqi government following the fall of Ramadi to Islamic State forces.
Lewis Hamilton on his new Mercedes contract, having a point to prove at Monaco and Ayrton Senna's out-of-body experience.
George Osborne signals a major push to boost the UK's economic productivity as he vowed not to "take his foot off the pedal" in the wake of the Tories' election victory.
A first look from the observatory of New York's One World Trade Center, built on the site of the twin towers destroyed on the 9/11 attacks.
In his final years alive, Osama Bin Laden urged his followers to remain focused on attacking the US, newly released documents show.
Pregnant women should be careful when using paracetamol as long-term use could affect the reproductive health of their sons, a study in mice suggests.
Two bronze horse statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's chancellery are recovered by German police.
Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totalling $5.7bn for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market.
Stones tools that are 3.3 million years old have been unearthed pre-dating the earliest-known humans in the Homo genus.
More than 70 Chinese vessels have been found fishing illegally off the coast of West Africa, a new Greenpeace study reports.
Why has so much been written about this suede skirt?
Web-browser makers are updating their software to fix an encryption flaw, but the action will make some websites inaccessible.