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Members of Falkirk Labour select Karen Whitefield as their general election candidate after the row over the party's selection process.
Some 60 heads of state and government are to attend the memorial service or state funeral of Nelson Mandela, South Africa announces.
Substitute Gerard Deulofeu earns Everton a draw and denies Arsenal a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev topple a statue of Lenin as they call for closer EU ties and oppose a Russian-led customs union.
Mark Selby holds a 5-3 lead over world number one Neil Robertson going into the final session of the UK Championship.
Arsenal and Tottenham are drawn together in third round of the FA Cup, while Manchester United will host Swansea.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's Syndrome after years spent believing she suffered slight brain damage at birth.
Three men, all believed to be victims of slavery, are rescued following a series of raids in the Bristol area.
Television psychic Derek Acorah is charged with careless driving following a car crash in Merseyside.
Flight schedules are back to normal, UK airports say, after a software glitch caused disruption for thousands of passengers on Saturday.
Egyptian police recover an ancient statue of Tutankhamun's sister and wife, stolen during unrest in August.
A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
Fulham end a run of seven defeats by beating Aston Villa to give Rene Meulensteen his first win in charge of the team.
A future Labour government should raise the top rate of income tax to 50%, former leader Lord Kinnock says.
Plans to award MPs an 11% pay rise in 2015 are criticised across Westminster, with one minister describing them as "utterly incomprehensible".
South Africa holds a day of "prayer and reflection" for President Nelson Mandela, the first in a week of commemorative events.
A teenager who died in hospital after being struck a car in the early hours of Sunday morning has been named.
David and Samantha Cameron choose a black and white portrait of the couple and their youngest daughter Florence for their 2013 Christmas card.
Chemical and radiation experts are called in after the unexplained death of a man found inside a tent in a field.
Three people are in police custody after ex-Portsmouth player Sam Sodje told an undercover reporter he had been involved in fixing games.