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Regulators will investigate whether the "big six" UK energy suppliers are preventing effective competition in the UK energy market.
Drug dealer Curtis Warren, who was convicted of plotting to import cannabis into Jersey, loses his appeal against a £198m confiscation order.
The firm that carries out assessments of whether disability claimants in Britain are fit to work is quitting its contract early, the government says.
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Hospitals in England have a fraction of the number of doctors on site at weekends as they do during the week, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.
An Olympic games for "augmented humans" will kick off in Switzerland in October 2016 featuring exoskeleton races among others.
A Thai satellite appears to show images of up to 300 objects in a south Indian Ocean zone being searched for missing Malaysian flight MH370.
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A mother says a decision to put her children up for adoption over fears that she may get back with her violent former partner is "barbaric".
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg defends Formula 1's new format following criticism of the spectacle and the sound of the engines.
School Reporters from around the world spill their schoolbags to show us what they take to school.
Formula 1 will pay tribute to the passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Sunday's grand prix at Sepang.
Nottingham Forest legend Stuart Pearce rules himself out as a candidate for the vacant manager's job for family reasons.
Charles Ble Goude, a close ally of Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, makes his first appearance at the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity.
A construction worker who was rescued from a burning building in Houston, Texas has thanked the fire fighter who saved his life.
The authorities in Georgia threaten to issue an international arrest warrant for ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili if he fails to return for questioning.
The World Health Organization says 80% of the world is now polio free.
Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times have been subverted to mine virtual coins for cyberthieves, say security firms.
A newspaper editor is suspended after a front page appeared to link football hooliganism with the Hillsborough tragedy.