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Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust after failings that saw the department named "a national disgrace".
The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.
Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs is considering his future at the club after being made an offer to stay.
A collection of 1,000 teddy bears, including Sooty and the original Paddington Bear, move to a permanent home at Newby Hall in North Yorkshire.
Ben Stokes says he is "devastated" to miss the rest of England's series against Sri Lanka after undergoing knee surgery.
Andy Murray says suggestions his partnership with coach Amelie Mauresmo ended because of his on-court behaviour are "untrue".
The Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has told MPs that his department's cat is on course to have more Twitter followers than him.
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies aged 85.
Chewbacca from Star Wars takes a break from filming to pay a visit to a primary school in County Kerry.
Clicking the red cross on the Windows 10 pop-up box now activates the upgrade instead of closing the box.
Twitter's chief executive explains why he is changing its restrictions on how long tweets are allowed to be.
Jockey Michelle Payne will miss her debut at Royal Ascot next month after abdomen surgery following a fall.
A London-based company says a self-imposed tax could solve the gender pay gap.
Jose Mourinho is meeting senior Manchester United officials over becoming the successor to sacked manager Louis van Gaal.
Scientist and author Richard Dawkins discusses his legacy - and giving up Twitter
A strike over new labour laws spreads to all of France's eight oil refineries, the CGT union says, in an escalating dispute with the government.
Sir Paul McCartney talks candidly about the depression he suffered after The Beatles broke up, and says he turned to alcohol to escape.
Divisions over how to deal with illegal immigration - particularly following Donald Trump's incendiary rhetoric - are likely to play a key role in debate during the US presidential election, says James Naughtie.
Approval for fracking in North Yorkshire raises the prospect of the controversial technique being allowed at other sites and restarts an intense debate.
The government refuses to give details of documents being held back from ministers backing an EU exit, saying that to do so could "undermine" the civil service.