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Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham says it may be "impossible" for Labour to reach an agreed position on Trident.
At least nine people are killed and more than 100 injured as two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria.
Questions were raised about whether a soldier killed herself at Deepcut army base as far back as 2002, an inquest hears.
Ofsted has warned the E-Act academy chain that the quality of education for too many pupils is "not good enough".
Mark-Francis Vandelli becomes the fourth contestant to drop out of Channel 4 series The Jump.
Tennis star Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears has given birth to a girl.
A wallaby which escaped after the fence of its enclosure blew down has been re-captured.
A whale is reported in shallow water off the Norfolk coast, less than a week after the death of another whale in the same waters.
Shares in Deutsche Bank continue to fall on Tuesday despite assurances from the bank that its balance sheet is rock solid.
North Korea has restarted a plutonium production reactor that could provide a stockpile for nuclear weapons, a US spy chief has said.
Last-minute talks are taking place between doctors and government negotiators to avert Wednesday's strike amid suggestions a deal on the contract dispute was blocked by ministers.
Former Ireland and Lions captain Paul O'Connell is forced to retire from rugby with immediate effect on medical advice.
Talks in the junior doctor dispute over recent weeks have seen a fair amount of progress. So how close did they get to a deal?
Charity Age UK and energy provider E.On suspend a branded tariff following criticism that customers are paying more than on E.On's cheapest deal.
American Pie singer Don McLean pleads not guilty to a domestic violence charge and will not appear in court later this month.
A man dies after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace in London, police say.
As a dyslexic woman wins a disability discrimination case, what sort of steps can an employer take to make life easier for staff with dyslexia?
The inaugural Champions League of Darts, which will be held in Cardiff in September, is to be broadcast live across the BBC.
Plans to give firm legal backing to computer hacking by Britain's spies do not do enough to protect privacy, a watchdog has warned.