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Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.
Scotland's income tax rates and bands should be set by its parliament, commission on devolving power recommends.
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.
The well known republican Bobby Storey has been arrested as part of the overall investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972.
A Taliban suicide bomber hits a UK embassy car in the Afghan capital Kabul killing five Afghans and wounding many others, including embassy staff.
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.
It has been almost a year since restrictions were lifted on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, leaving them free to come and work in the UK.
Craig Whyte is detained by police in Mexico after an arrest warrant was issued in relation to his takeover of Rangers in 2011.
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a Home Office inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland fill the front pages, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.
Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.