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Wentworth's PGA Championship is one of the European Tour's few chances to be in the limelight, says golf correspondent Iain Carter
Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold, research claims.
The government's same-sex marriage bill is to receive a third and final Commons reading after surviving resistance from Tory opponents on Monday night.
A small cruise liner which ran aground in the waters of Oban Bay, with 112 people on board, is refloated.
President Obama has welcomed Burma's president, Thein Sein, to the White House.
The underwater prowess of the penguin may have cost the bird its ability to fly, scientists believe.
President Barack Obama praises the leadership of Burma's Thein Sein after historic White House talks, but urges his visitor to halt violence against Muslims.
Papers claim prime minister is facing 'humiliation' in the Commons
A Chinese fishing crew seized by unidentified North Koreans two weeks ago is freed along with their boat, reports say.
A baby was left deaf and blind because a trainee midwife did not recognise signs of jaundice within days of his birth, a health trust admits.
The US and Chinese presidents, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, announce they will hold their first summit in California in June.
Scientists have used plant samples collected in the 19th Century to identify the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
The food swapping movement is taking off the UK with anything from sushi to strawberries on offer.
A local reporter tells the BBC about the destruction in Moore after a tornado.
One man's failed attempt to wipe this painting from his memory
Interactive table shows how the level of support at your favourite football club compares with your rivals.
History suggests that religions that don't change die out - but how do they manage it without undermining themselves?
A scheme to help the unemployed find work appears to be failing the most disadvantaged jobseekers, MPs on the Work and Pensions Committee say.
Bolivia passes a law which could allow President Evo Morales to be elected for a third time, despite claims that it is unconstitutional.
Digs shed light on one of world's oldest civilisations