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The NHS is facing the biggest challenge in its history because of the squeeze on its budget, says its new boss on his first day in the job.
A committee of MPs complains details of BT's planned rural broadband rollout are often insufficient making it hard for rivals to plan their own services.
Cromlix, Andy Murray's hotel venture near his home town of Dunblane, is open for business.
Germany hands back an 18th Century painting that was looted from Poland's National Museum by the Nazis in 1939.
Plans for an eco friendly new town called Owenstown in South Lanarkshire likely to be rejected by councillors
Rule change means that local authorities can offer people who need home care cash for them to organise it themselves.
North and South Korea have exchanged fire into the sea across the disputed western sea border, as the US and South Korea took part in a the largest joint military training exercise to be held in the region for 20 years
GM recalls 1.3m vehicles for a steering defect, with the company already facing questions over its handling of a flawed ignition system.
Sunderland remain four points from Premier League safety as their second-half rally falls short of overhauling West Ham.
Brazil's president says the atrocities committed during 21 years of military rule should not be forgotten, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 coup.
Police say a bomb found on a golf course in Strabane, County Tyrone, was a clear attempt to kill its officers.
Emma Watson, star of epic biblical film Noah spoke to the BBC's Lizo Mzimba at the film's London premiere
The manager of a coal mine where four men died disregarded workers' safety when he breached strict health and safety regulations, a court hears.
Schools will not be allowed to screen out exam questions which do not comply with their religious ethos, says England's exams watchdog.