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An NHS doctor left his family in the UK and joined the Islamic State group in Syria, the BBC learns from leaked IS recruitment papers.
England and Wales fans cannot drink in Lens around their sides' Euro 2016 game as a 24-hour alcohol ban is put in place.
Scotland and Seattle Reign midfielder Kim Little is the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2016.
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 85.
With Birmingham City Council's children's services set to be run by an independent trust, we look at what the changes mean and why they are being made.
As well as carrying out his official engagements, President Obama found time for less formal meetings during his visit in Vietnam.
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies aged 85.
Chewbacca surprises students at a Republic of Ireland primary on Monday.
A US judge is set to determine whether there is enough evidence to send actor and comedian Bill Cosby to trial on a sexual assault charge.
Emergency services respond to reports of a "very serious" crash as a digger hits a car near Rutherglen
Thousands of people with type-2 diabetes in the UK are missing out on obesity surgery that would slash blood sugars and even lead to remission in some cases, a team of experts say.
The UK government is investigating claims that British-made cluster bombs have been used in the conflict in Yemen.
European scientists are working on techniques that would allow them to routinely monitor the health of corals worldwide from orbit.
Clicking the red cross on the Windows 10 pop-up box now activates the upgrade instead of closing the box.
'In a split-second I tried to hang myself'
Chewbacca from Star Wars takes a break from filming to pay a visit to a primary school in County Kerry.
Twitter's chief executive explains why he is changing its restrictions on how long tweets are allowed to be.
The shadow minister for Women and Equalities, the Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, denies claims she filed improper election expenses.
Tony Blair calls for a "proper ground war" against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - and admits he "underestimated" post-war planning in Iraq.
Thousands of pupils across the UK have faced disruption to exams following a spate of hoax calls.