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The government apologises after a woman from Rochdale was invited to try to find work when she had been in a coma for two months.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rest of Europe is not prepared to pay almost any price to keep Britain in the EU.
Net UK migration increased to 212,000 in the year to September 2013, pushing it further away from the Conservatives' target of less than 100,000.
First Minister Peter Robinson welcomes the inquiry set up by Prime Minister David Cameron to look into NI's secret letters row.
Why PM and Clegg did not wear headphones at Merkel speech
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she can work with the UK to reform the EU but it will not be "a piece of cake".
The government updates its child poverty strategy - but the Lib Dems claim the Conservatives "vetoed" changes to the way it is measured.
Baroness Warsi leads a debate on recent developments Syria and the Middle East.
The head of the Better Together campaign, Alistair Darling, says it is "no wonder" companies like Standard Life are concerned about uncertainties surrounding Scottish independence.
The creators of Spitting Image reveal why they picked David Steel as one of their characters in the ITV programme.
British spy agency GCHQ intercepted webcam images from millions of Yahoo users around the world, according to a report in the Guardian.
Users of e-cigarettes fear they will be driven back to smoking by new EU regulations that have just been agreed.
Horse fly-grazing is where people leave their animals on farmland without payment or permission.
The Green Party has an MP, two MEPs, dozens of councillors in England, but some still see it at a one-issue party.
Net UK migration rose by 58,000 to 212,000 in the year to September 2013 - dealing a blow to Tory hopes of cutting it to 100,000 by next year.
Other states are gearing up for European elections but they are hardly mentioned in the UK.
Alex Salmond says he is confident Standard Life "will find Scotland a good place to do business".
Angela Merkel tells British MPs there were "very special expectations of my speech here today".
The time when pro-paedophilia campaigners operated openly
The government is accused by a Tory MP of "sitting idly by" and allowing bonuses at RBS.