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Vice-chancellors at UK universities receive average salary packages of £272,000 a year, the University and College Union says.
A new exhibition looks at how the women of the Royal Family dress in keeping with their royal duties and with current fashion.
Most grocery shoppers are unable to identify the cheapest deals when faced with a blizzard of "special offers" in stores, financial experts say.
The dance teacher with Down's Syndrome
Surveyors are witnessing a surge of demand from buy-to-let investors which they expect to push up house prices.
Spending a year living a monastic life
BT says it will launch a new service later this year to divert nuisance calls within its network before they ring on customers' phones.
All criminals who plead guilty at the earliest opportunity could have their sentences cut by a third, under new plans in England and Wales.
Google's agreement with the UK's tax authorities has caused a public furore, but is the tide finally turning for corporate tax avoiders?
Watch the whole penalty shootout as Ben Foster saves two for West Brom to help the Premier League side move into the FA Cup fifth round beating Peterborough at London Road.
Republican Chris Christie drops out of the US presidential race after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.
A senior Syrian rebel commander inside Aleppo tells the BBC that his fighters felt abandoned by countries such as Britain and the United States.
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.
Jose Mourinho is the "perfect man" to help Man Utd compete with Pep Guardiola's Man City, says ex-Porto striker Benni McCarthy.
Premier League West Brom scrape past League One Peterborough on penalties to win their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
The work of a former motor trader-turned-wheelie bin graffiti artist proves a hit online.
The US raises concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi.
Junior doctors' leaders have rejected a "final take-it-or-leave-it" offer made by the government in the contract dispute in England.
Music composed for feline friends
An Australian man is charged over the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide.