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Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond is to make a cameo appearance in the film that will bring his beloved character to the big screen for the first time.
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.
How common is propylene glycol in food and drink?
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn
Why flying drones in restricted airspace could land you in prison, plus other technology news
All new government policies in England now have to undergo a test to check whether they help families.
Tourists are being asked to only touch Greyfriars Bobby's nose "gently" after work to restore the statue failed again.
A woman who was caught on CCTV dragging a man in a wheelchair behind her car is handed a two-year driving ban.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.