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The Royal Bank of Scotland is fined $100m by US regulators for violating US sanctions against Iran, Sudan, Burma, and Cuba.
As Spotify announces plans to let mobile and tablet users stream music for free, co-founder Daniel Ek says he is not worried about competition.
The parents of a dead US marine whose body was returned from Greece missing its heart sue the US Department of Defense and the Greek government.
Former prime minister John Major says the task of building a normal society in Northern Ireland "is a work in progress".
Celtic equal their heaviest European defeat in their Group H loss to Barcelona as forward Neymar hits a hat-trick.
The autobiography from actor David Jason, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai's story of being shot by the Taliban and David Walliams' latest children's book are winners at the Specsavers National Book Awards
The UN children's charity, Unicef, says 230m children worldwide have not had their births registered, making them vulnerable to neglect or abuse.
The US and UK suspend "non-lethal assistance" to rebels in northern Syria - but not humanitarian aid - after an Islamist alliance seizes FSA bases.
Mexico's Senate approves a measure to open the state-run oil fields to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.
Newspaper editors Rebekah Brooks and Piers Morgan exchanged banter at a dinner party about hacking each other's messages, a court hears.
The BBC Trust says it stands by Nick Pollard's review into Newsnight's dropped investigation into Jimmy Savile despite criticism from a Tory MP.
Deaf viewers of Nelson Mandela's memorial service have complained that the official sign language interpreter was inept.
Women fighting back against revenge porn websites
Egyptian judges for the second time halt the trial of several leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, after they refuse to stop disrupting proceedings.
Hull City owner Assem Allam formally applies to the Football Association to change the club's name to Hull Tigers.
UN forces launch an offensive against Rwandan FDLR rebels in DR Congo, gaining some territory, in a new move to end regional instability.
Assembly members question how effective two child sexual exploitation inquiries can be without statutory powers.
Time Magazine names Pope Francis as its Person of the Year, saying he has pulled "the papacy out the palace and into the streets".
A group of over 1,000 students march across central London in a protest which has seen a police van attacked.
Universities have been forced to extend deadlines because software used to catch plagiarism stopped working.