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Data-sharing safeguards are agreed in response to concerns over the care.data scheme.
The Co-operative Group accepts the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, who said efforts to overhaul the business had become "impossible".
Oscar Pistorius had a 'big love for guns', a friend tells his murder trial as he describes two firearms incidents involving the Paralympic athlete.
Clashes erupt in Turkey's two biggest cities after the death of a teenager struck on the head during anti-government protests nine months ago.
Light pollution is having an impact on the regeneration of tropical rainforests because it disrupts the behaviour of seed dispersing bats, a study suggests.
Why Bob Crow was the one union leader everyone had heard of
The families of the 191 people killed in the Madrid train bombings attend a ceremony with Spain's King Juan Carlos to mark the 2004 attacks.
Which should come first - cheese or pudding?
The number of Syrian children in need has more than doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) says.
Politicians Patrick McLoughlin, Tom Watson and John McDonnell pay their tributes to rail union leader Bob Crow.
The alleged rigging of foreign exchanges explained
The price of NHS prescriptions is to rise by 20 pence in April and again next year.
South African police brutality caught on camera
We Will Rock You, the hit musical based on the songs of Queen, is to close in the West End after a 12-year run.
As the search continues for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the BBC's Alice Budisatrijo has has joined a team on one of the Vietnamese search and rescue helicopters looking for Flight MH370.
Hollywood actress Kristen Bell talks about her mission to try and prevent paparazzi from taking photographs of her daughter.
Saggy skin gained following weight loss should be removed to prevent patients from becoming "demoralised," a surgeon claims.
Pop star Cheryl Cole confirms she is to rejoin ITV's The X Factor, along with the show's creator Simon Cowell, for an 11th series.