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New NHS guidelines to some hospitals in England about "major incidents" prompt claims ministers are seeking to deter hospitals from declaring a crisis.
Two tanks are found in a warehouse in Sao Paulo, Brazil, puzzling the authorities.
Welterweight greats Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather swap phone numbers at an NBA game in their first ever meeting.
The government faces growing disquiet from some Conservative MPs over plans to introduce standardised cigarette packaging in England, opponents believe.
Record sales of iPhones help Apple to report a first quarter profit of $18bn, the biggest ever quarterly profit for a public company.
Boxing champion Jermain Taylor will undergo a mental assessment after being arrested for two gun-related incidents.
Patients were taken to accident and emergency units by police in Wales more than 100 times during December, with the majority of trips taken because no ambulances were available.
The BBC's Frank Gardner speaks to a woman who works with the UK government to tackle the growing problem of women from western Europe going to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
A snow warning is in force across Northern Ireland for the rest of the week.
Yahoo announces a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.
David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.
The family of a woman who was murdered by her boyfriend after twice calling 999 for help are to find out if they can sue two police forces for negligence.
Russia says North Korea's leader has accepted an invitation to Moscow, South Korean media reports, but Kim Jong-un is not mentioned by name.
Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.
The BBC has launched an online guide about how the care system for the over-65s works and how much services cost.
People with a childhood criminal record will be able to ask for a review under new plans revealed by the Northern Ireland justice minister.
The front pages focus on criticism of Ed Miliband, and the first day of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko.
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules.