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Tony Blair is warning Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
Armed pirates raid an oil tanker sailing in the Malacca Straits, stealing diesel and abducting three crew members, officials in Malaysia say.
A woman is arrested after three children are found dead at an address in south London.
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.
A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, security officials say.
The Sri Lankan authorities are deporting a British tourist because of a Buddha tattoo. Here are five other ways tattoos can get you into trouble.
Sir Alex Ferguson is to play a key role in selecting David Moyes's replacement as Manchester United manager.
US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.
A damning report into a young offenders institute finds violence levels too high, inefficient security and drug usage three times above targets.
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
Scottish voters will decide whether or not they want to leave the United Kingdom in September but the issue is also being discussed across the British Isles.
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.
Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page reveals two previously unheard recordings that were were kept in his own personal archive and Led Zeppelin's archive.
Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.
Liverpool will hand boss Brendan Rodgers a significant summer transfer kitty following qualification for the Champions League.
Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death are rejected following an independent investigation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington will impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine.
A woodland surrounding a derelict Monmouthshire mansion is to be boosted as a visitor attraction by nearly £300,000 of heritage lottery funding.
The Orange Order and a republican ex-prisoners' organisation lend their support to a new course at Queen's University that examines the use of public space to express identity.