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The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.
The Scottish economy continued to grow in the last quarter but at a slower pace than the previous three months, according to a report.
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.
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The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
Images from outside the Canadian parliament
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
Arsene Wenger says his tactical 'gamble' paid off after Arsenal earned a dramatic Champions League win at Anderlecht.