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Payday loan advertising could be banned before the 9pm watershed after the government is asked to review the timings of the adverts.
Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?
Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.
Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.
A public appeal to raise part of the £2.5m cost of the reinterment of Richard III is launched.
Two police officers chased an autistic man for "fun" before one attacked him, a court hears.
Police discover one of the biggest amounts of cocaine ever found in Northern Ireland in a delivery of furniture.
The number of adults in further education in England fell after they were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.
Twin brothers beat 'odds of 150,000/1' and become fathers of baby boys within hours of each other at the same hospital.
The criminal and contemporary of the Kray twins, "Mad" Frankie Fraser, has died aged 90 in hospital, former associate Eddie Richardson confirms.
Government-commissioned research suggests many of the approaches to education we think work, are actually useless or even make matters worse.
Two British men have died in Amsterdam after reportedly snorting a drug thought to have been white heroin.
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.
In an exclusive BBC interview, Thailand's Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed for another 18 months.
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.
Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar criticises Simon Mignolet and says Brendan Rodgers has "three weeks" to save his job.
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.
An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.