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A court is told the Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy deliberately wiped clean up to eight electronic devices that may have contained important data relating to his legal action against his former management firm.
Why are stock markets and bond markets gyrating from Shanghai, to Athens, to Frankfurt, London and New York?
Almost one in four A&E departments in hospitals in England fill more than 25% of their senior staff vacancies with agency doctors or locums.
Protesters behind Egypt's 2011 uprising hoped for fundamental reform and an end to oppression, but fear only the president has changed - and not the regime.
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe sacks his vice-president, Joice Mujuru, after accusing her of corruption and plotting to kill him.
European Parliament and government negotiators reach a deal on the EU's 2015 budget - a fraught issue amid national budget cuts.
The committee takes evidence for its scrutiny of the Autumn Statement.
An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is to be created.
Wildlife campaigners and people from the countryside head to Westminster in a bid to move nature up the MPs' agenda.
England captain Alastair Cook will return for the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
The last French hostage held by Islamist militants, Serge Lazarevic, has been released in Mali, French President Francois Hollande announces.
West Midlands Police says it is "business as usual" after receiving an anonymous warning over officers' safety.
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The US Senate backs a bill which would impose travel bans and economic sanctions on Venezuelan officials found to have violated protesters' rights.
Iraq's armed forces have retaken control of the Baiji Oil Refinery in the north of the country but are still under attack from snipers, as Quentin Sommerville reports.
Peter Gibbs explains what is behind the official term for a weather bomb "explosive cyclogenesis"
Shrien Dewani leaves South Africa after a judge cleared him of the charge of arranging his wife's murder.
Israeli air strikes on high-rise buildings in this summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says, in a report criticised by Israel.