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The Prime Minister warns it will "take time" to put things right after the severe flooding that has hit large parts of southern England and Wales.
The judicial authorities in Egypt say the trial of 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on terrorism charges will start next week.
Hollywood star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85, her family has said.
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Actor Samuel L Jackson hauls up a US TV host after being mistaken for fellow star Laurence Fishburne.
Graeme Trudgill from the British Insurance Brokers Association discusses what people should do if they have been affected by flooding.
Police have arrested 26 suspected mafia members in the US and Italy in a joint operation targeting a new drug trafficking route.
A research project started by conservationist Sir Peter Scott, recording the unique faces of migratory swans visiting Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, is celebrating its 50th year.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi goes on trial for allegedly bribing a senator in 2006 to join his party.
Sally Cookson and Beatrix Campbell discuss a new interpretation of Jane Eyre at the Bristol Old Vic.
Norwich's Ricky van Wolfswinkel welcomes the FA's decision not to charge Manchester City's Yaya Toure with violent conduct.
Britain's Katie Summerhayes finishes seventh in the women's ski slopestyle final at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
A portrait of Booker Prize-winning novelist Hilary Mantel will become the first painting of a living writer to be displayed in the British Library.
British rock band Queen make UK chart history, becoming the first act to sell six million copies of an individual album with their first Greatest Hits collection.
The UK economy is starting to see the right kind of growth, says the CBI, but it warns that uncertainty ahead of the election could be a "mood killer".
Two people, aged 80 and 77, die and another is seriously injured in a crash between a car and van in Aberdeenshire.
A cross-party parliamentary group urges schools to be "more than just exam factories" and promote character and resilience.
More than one in five young people in Northern Ireland spend five or more hours a day online but many parents are unaware of what they are doing, according to a new study.