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The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and 17 are still being sought.
Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion poll suggests gains for the Yes campaign.
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.
The government is urged to expedite its child abuse inquiry following the Rotherham scandal.
A vulnerable teenager is told he will never walk again after he fell from a bridge trying to escape bullies.
After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.
Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?
Former Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham says he is sad to see Danny Welbeck leave the club.
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his wildcard selections for the Ryder Cup.
Team Sky's Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to become the first man to win successive titles since the race restarted in 2004.
News images from around the world: 2 September
A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.
A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.