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Targets for ambulance response times in Wales are to be dropped for all but the most life-threatening calls under a Welsh government trial.
A residential school for boys with behavioural problems is temporarily closed as police investigate claims of physical abuse.
Kenyans mourn comedy star Benson Wanjau, known by his TV character's name "Mzee Ojwang", who died too poor to pay his medical bills.
How the internet descended on lion-killer
Pakistani police say they have shot dead Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
Rangers withdraw the rights of four shareholders to vote, collect a dividend or trade their stake.
India's Supreme Court turns down a final plea for reprieve by Yakub Memon, convicted in the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.
Police swoop on addresses in north Wales to make arrests following a spate of burglaries targeting Asian gold.
One of the last five Northern White Rhino left in the world has died.
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.
Six fishermen are rescued after their vessel collides with another boat off the County Down coast.
The UK system to detain and fast track some asylum seekers appealing to stay in the country is illegal, the Court of Appeal rules.
Alex Farquharson is appointed the new director of Tate Britain, replacing the outgoing Penelope Curtis.
A multinational force fighting Boko Haram militants in West Africa will be able to pursue them across borders, Nigeria says.
The 13 books longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize are announced, with previous winner Anne Enright among those in contention.
The company which wants to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas has defended writing to ministers about possible threats to its plans.
The skipper of a fishing boat avoids jail after a member of his crew drowned following a safety breach off the coast of Fife.
Can guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence improve our final moments, asks Smitha Mundasad.
The number of people being declared insolvent falls to its lowest level for nearly a decade, figures from the Insolvency Service show.
Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics are facing a serious challenge to clean polluted waters for sailing and windsurfing events.