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A woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel wins a Supreme Court challenge that it is a "place of meeting for religious worship'.
Two rare films starring Peter Sellers just before he became an international star will be publically screened in 2014, for the first time in more than 50 years.
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A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection a "revenge porn" website which sought to extort victims.
A requiem mass is held for PC Kirsty Nelis, who died in the police helicopter crash at the Clutha bar in Glasgow.
David Cameron explained his role in a "selfie" photograph at Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa, which has caused newspaper headlines.
Claims that Nigella Lawson will go on Oprah Winfrey's TV show after a fraud trial are rejected in court.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will be out for at least a month with the hamstring injury picked up against West Ham.
Iran's envoy to the UK is to make his first visit to London this week, Home Secretary William Hague announces.
Manchester United stars of the past are attending the funeral of former club captain Bill Foulkes, who survived the 1958 Munich air crash.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband condemn plans to award MPs an 11% pay increase.
Speaker John Bercow had an unusual suggestion to calm one errant MP making noise during Prime Minister's questions.
As the National Audit Office reports on the cost of the free schools programme, Natalie Evans and Avis Gilmour debate the value of the free schools project.
The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs may have catapulted life from Earth to Mars and Jupiter's moon Europa, researchers say.
Online retailer warns gamers to whom it accidentally sent copies of the PlayStation Vita that they may face legal action if they have not returned them.
Katherine Brunt, Heather Knight and Anya Shrubsole return from injury to bolster the England women Ashes squad.
The public spending watchdog says England's flagship free school programme will cost at least three times the sum it was originally allocated.
Two Door Cinema Club, Billy Bragg and Haim are among the first names to be announced for next year's Latitude Festival.
A County Londonderry man is crushed between two cars, and seriously injured, after confronting thieves trying to break into his lorry.
A radioactive source, which had been stolen in Mexico last week, is secured by a remote-controlled robot from the field where it was dumped.