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A marathon meeting of video game enthusiasts is being staged in Glasgow in a bid to help people with dementia.
North Lanarkshire Council is set to be the first local authority in Scotland to install life-saving defibrillators in its high schools.
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the space shuttles.
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The US tax official who supervised agents that targeted conservative groups for scrutiny ahead of the 2012 election is placed on leave, officials say.
It is 25 years since the opening of Tate Liverpool - the first Tate gallery established outside London.
The former UK High Commissioner to Belize, who was removed from his post amid claims of sexual misconduct and bullying, tells of his "humiliating" fight to clear his name.
The soldier killed on a London street is named as Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, as two more people are held.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, visiting London's City district, says he sees "signs of tangible improvements" in the UK economy.
Some 300,000 people have fled fighting in Sudan's Darfur region in the first five months of 2013, the UN's top aid official Valerie Amos warns.
Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town of Ogidi in Anambra state.
Wolfsburg beat Lyon to win the Women's Champions League and end the French side's 118-game unbeaten run.
Luke Donald makes an awful start to his defence of the PGA Championship title, while Rory McIlroy also struggles.
Family doctors are not prepared to shore up an emergency healthcare system left unsafe by "political meddling", a GP has warned.
Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns the US may scale back monetary stimulus efforts but the Dow Jones closes flat.