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Services for patients with chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes need to be improved, says a report by a spending watchdog.
A sharp rise in the number of people put to death in Iraq and Iran caused a global spike in executions in 2013, Amnesty International says.
One of Northern Ireland's top tourist attractions will remain open for another two months, before a final decision is taken about its future.
Maths students at the University of Leicester say they have worked out the precise formula for the perfect cup of tea.
The prospect of a price war among energy firms, further scrutiny of UK police actions and actress Gwyneth Paltrow's separation from singer Chris Martin make headlines.