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Blur front man Damon Albarn praises the Latitude Festival for giving him a headline slot off the back of his "slow" album.
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries. Simon Powell of Eysys describes his recruitment problems
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.
A man has died after being electrocuted on a railway line near Haymarket in Edinburgh.
Police investigating child sexual abuse at care homes in north Wales say 275 people have made allegations.
Rory McIlroy, the new Open golf champion, is congratulated by First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.
New treatments for schizophrenia could be possible as vital clues behind the factors causing the mental illness are discovered. One person diagnosed with it explains the impact and the stigma.
Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.
Unionist and Orange Order leaders are to meet Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers later to discuss parades.
Thousands of people are staying in the tents at specially designated sites across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.
A woman, 69, suffers life threatening injuries and a 79-year-old man is also hurt after being struck by their own car at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out against the "preventable evil" of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, as an international summit on the issue opened in London.
At least 67 Turkish police are arrested on suspicion of wire-tapping linked to a corruption inquiry targeting the prime minister's inner circle.
Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.
Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute are arrested after 85 bags containing human body parts are found in the city of Dar es Salaam.
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones will be the flag bearer for Team Wales at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.
A 13-year-old girl is injured during a spate of shootings in the space of two hours in Sheffield.
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