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A former UKIP leader is selected as the Conservative candidate for Thanet South in the 2015 General Election.
It is understood a man has been injured in a slurry tank accident in County Armagh.
Three workers from a Cardiff steel firm are taken to hospital by ambulance suffering from burns.
Medieval jousting and combat skills
A Palestinian-American teenager allegedly beaten while in Israeli police custody is to be held under house arrest for nine days, a judge rules.
A man suffers severe fractures after a car crashes into him following a row in a Greater Manchester car park.
Martina Navratilova told the Andrew Marr programme that she thought Andy Murray "just had a bad day".
At least 29 people are killed in Kenya's coastal counties of Lamu and Tana River in attacks claimed by Somali Islamist group al-Shabab.
A man is charged after a 38-year-old was fatally stabbed in a street in north-west London.
Mark Cavendish is "gutted" he is out of the Tour de France after being injured in a crash near the end of stage one.
Labour plans to place "super teachers" in ever British school in order to improve education standards, Tristram Hunt has said.
Lord Tebbit said he hoped any inquiry would be conducted quickly into missing files which may be linked to child abuse.
Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by the NSA were ordinary internet users, not surveillance targets, analysis by a US paper suggests.
Two people are rescued from Snowdon by an RAF Sea King helicopter crew after separate incidents within the space of an hour.
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France after dislocating his shoulder in a crash on stage one in Yorkshire.
Flooding in parts of China has formed a lake of more than 150 sq km (58 sq miles) has been formed due to flooding in parts of China.
After Andy Murray's early exit at Wimbledon this week, there will not be any British involvement in the singles finals on Centre Court this year.
An independent Scotland, for richer or poorer?
The re-examination of a report into child abuse allegations at Westminster must be entirely independent, the chair of the Home Affairs select committee has said.
Louis van Gaal says Tim Krul's greater size was the reason the Dutch sent him on for the penalty shootout against Costa Rica.