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A court in Bahrain is reported to have sentenced one man to death and six others to life in prison for the killing of a policeman a year ago.
A New York man who authorities say planned a campaign of terrorist attacks has pleaded guilty to avoid a life prison sentence, his lawyers say.
Europe's leaders are to consider imposing sanctions against Ukraine after the worst violence in months of unrest claimed at least 26 lives.
Coach Warren Gatland says another poor performance against France could end some players' Wales careers.
A police force apologises after two officers allegedly leave an abusive message on the phone of a woman who had made an assault allegation.
Local authorities that allow flood victims to have rebates on their council tax will be compensated, David Cameron says.
The parents of a six-day-old baby who died at a house in Carmarthenshire where a dog was later seized pay tribute to a "dearly loved daughter".
Indian and Qatari officials insist that the death rate among Indian workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation is not abnormal.
Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips is replaced by Osprey Rhys Webb for Friday's Six Nations match against France.
The punk group Pussy Riot have said they were attacked by Cossack militia using with horsewhips as they tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair gave advice to News International boss Rebekah Brooks on handling the developing phone-hacking scandal days before her arrest, a court hears.
French police investigating the killings of a British family in the Alps say they have nothing at the moment to link a man they arrested with the crime.
Swedish official Jonas Eriksson "has proved himself at top level", says Fifa chief following Manuel Pellegrini criticism.
Labour has only committed to fund its flagship "jobs guarantee" for the long-term unemployed for a single year, it has emerged.
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Women over the age of 60 are the most likely to be admitted to hospital for anxiety, says a report.
World champions Red Bull are dogged by troubles on the first day of the second 2014 pre-season test in Bahrain.
Homeowners could face annual increases of up to £5,200 in an independent Scotland, the chief secretary to the Treasury says.
Experts criticise a hospital doctor who 'apparently failed' to spot child abuse injuries on a baby after his death.
Further damage to the railway line in Dawlish means it will not be repaired until mid April, Network Rail announces.