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Papers mull PM's 'Syria coup bid'
Five organisations receive coroner's letters highlighting the "disturbing" death of a woman after paramedics were called to a care home.
The Cassini probe in orbit around Saturn is going to picture the ringed planet in a special photo that also includes a distant Earth.
The global monetary organisation is going to try to teach the world about public finances.
Australian Adrian Bayley is jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher, with a minimum jail term of 35 years.
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives passes a bill to restrict abortions to the first 20 weeks after conception.
Fears for author of 'I'm Queer' blogpost
A British Muslim leader indicted in Bangladesh for war crimes says he is willing to face a fair trial to clear his name.
Older male burying beetles work harder at parental care and mating than younger counterparts, a study suggests.
A hairy crab named after US actor David Hasselhoff hitched a ride on an ocean "super-highway" to colonise deep sea vents in the Atlantic.
The Civil Service faces an exodus of its most "talented and marketable" staff because of growing unhappiness with their pay, a new report claims.
The criteria used to assess the success of Jobcentre Plus in helping people find work are "flawed", MPs say
Thousands of people gathered in front of Sao Paulo Cathedral on Tuesday for a new protest which was largely organised through social media.
An open letter published in the Lancet medical journal calls for hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay detainees to receive independent medical care.
Is down-at-heel Detroit on brink of a comeback?
A report claims schools are facing increasing pressure to spend money aimed at very poor pupils, known as the pupil premium, to plug holes in their budgets.
Many UK universities do not consider candidates' backgrounds when offering places, research suggests.
Supreme Court judges are to decide whether relatives of British soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for damages under human rights law.
The head of the US electronic spying agency tells Congress surveillance programmes leaked to media helped thwart 50 attacks since 2001.
Ballet dancer David Wall, who became the youngest male principal in the history of the Royal Ballet, dies of cancer, aged 67.